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Sosua Beach is a small beach town located on the
North Coast of the Dominican Republic. It is located  
between Cabarete, ten miles to the East and Puerto
Plata, thirty miles to the West.  Sosua is a legendary
party town known for its lively nightlife, bars and
discos.
Sosua Main Beach is one of the most beautiful
beaches in the Caribbean and is lined with close to
150  bars and restaurants. The water is gin clear and
is famous for scuba, snorkeling or just sitting back
and having a cold
Presidente Beer on a Sunday
afternoon.  Sosua  also stirs up a huge amount of
controversy which keeps us busy trying to keep up.
Stay tuned for all the Sosua News and Eventos from  
this tiny town.  Never a dull moment in Sosua Beach
INTRODUCING SOSUA BEACH
8/7/2017 TWO DEAD AND SEVEN INJURED IN AREA CAR CRASHES. 8/12/2017 NEWS
PERFECTO PUERTO PLATA CONGRADS ON AN AMAZING OPENING NIGHT 4/15/2017
After three years and three months, we finally got music.  And Puerto Plata did it to absolute perfection.
Just an amazing spectacular show at the new Amphitheater featuring top music acts Chiquito Team
Band, Elvis Martinez, Vakero. johnny Ventura and other top acts. We were stuck late in Cabarete and
missed the first few acts. We finallly found a taxi and d got there and stayed until the concert ended at
2pm. Lots of cold Presidente Beer and no sleep. Just a great day. Maybe the best ever on  the
Republica Domicana North Coast. We had a blast.  And Thanks to all who put this together including our
frienda at Presidente Beer and Ron Barcelo with its great rum.  The local party animals drink their run
straight. No sissy 7UP just straight up wit maybe a little ice.  Until the next act, its back to being our gym.
BEACH FEST CABARETE 2017 WAS WILD ROWDY AND JUST PLAIN FUN
JUST HOW WE LIKE IT and we cant get enough of these days. A perfect hot sunny day. Great music and
that drove the hoards of Hot Hot Ladies and the  huge crowd into a frenzy.  Lots of beer, rum and fun.
And a record crowd. The party started late this year and went all night. Cabarete was just Rockin. A great
time! Of course we cant wait till Beach Fest 2018. We need a Beach Fest every week here in the DR.
SORRY YOU MISSED
THIS CONCERT ON
6/24. IT WAS A
CLASSIC. JUST A
GREAT NIGHT AT THE
PP AMPHITHEATER
PUERTO PLATA YOU NAILED IT ! ANOTHER FANTASTIC CONCERT  6/24/2017
HIGHWAY CARNAGE CONTINUES AND THE DEATH OF A AMERICAN 6/23/2017 NEWS
CRAZY JUST CRAZY.  We were watching the DETRASDELRUMOR.COM.DO news broadcast on JM.TV 12 in
SOSUA OR CANAL 32 IN PUERTO PLATA.
 8 to 10 pm with Fabio Garcia. The highway carnage continues
with bad car wrecks and motorcycle deaths almost daily. The 6/19 broadcast was dominated by numerous
wrecks and people arriving and leaving the hospital mostly with serious injuries. See photos below.  And
a 36 year old American man collapsed and died  from a heart attack walking down Calle Pedro Clisante in
Sosua.  Paramedics arrived and could not revive him. We have no identity. This happened across the
street from Sinatras Restaurant.  He looked very fit.  We are looking for more details.  The EMTs just
loaded the body into an ambulance and off they went.  He was with his amigos and no CPR ?  Hmmm.
Never a dull moment in Sosua Beach.  But if you cannot view the news broadcast you can look up
DetrasDelRumor.com.do on Google Images. This is quite an eye opener.  What really goes on in the DR.
A Huge Congrads to Puerto Plata for another Amphitheater Extravaganza. A massive sellout crowd and a
solid line up and some rain, but everyone had a great time. Yiyo Serante was the most popular act. Great
Salsa and the crowd sang every word to every song. Miriam Cruz was rockin, then came twenty minutes
of rain. We all got soaked and Miriam toughed it out and sang right through. The weather cleared and
was perfect the rest of the night.  Solid performances from Eddie Herrera,  El Alfa and Krisspy made  for
a perfect night. But the highlight of the evening were the Hot, Beautiful Dancers. They danced with
every act and in between. We just went crazy with the cameras.  Perfect 10s. Where did they find these
ladies? WOW!  AMAZING ! And a big thanks to our amigos and sponsors at  Cervesa Presidente, Pepsi,
Ron Barcelo Rum and Red Rock Sodas. And thanks to Juniors Renta Sonida for setting up the great
sound system. You guys are real pros. Lets Party !
DON MIGUELO ROCKS HIGH CARIBBEAN NIGHT CLUB. CONCERT REVIEW 7/15/2017
7/15/2017.  Don Miguelo and his amazing band invaded the New High Caribbean Nightclub Saturday
night.  We also saw him at Beach Fest in April.   His music is a combination of Hip Hop and Rock and the
crowds just go crazy. Everyone is off their feet jumping all over the venues.  Saturdays show was an
hour long set that started at 3:20 am. Thats right 3:20 and went till 4:30. Long for  hip hop show.  There
were three opening acts and we have no idea who they were.  His band played for about ten minutes
before he took stage.  Then he took control and played a hit filled set, backed by an eight piece band.  
We walked out of the club at 4:30.  Also the dance floor was turned into a VIP section so we couldnt get
as close as we would have liked.  The concert drew a crowd of about 200?  Not many for a hot act like
this.  
Just shows how slow Sosua is these days.  And who wrote the check? Admission was 500 pesos or
about $12US Someone wrote a huge check to support this.  When will Don play the new PP
Amphitheater? Dont know but we cant wait to see him in front of 6,000 fans. That is 6,000 people going
crazy. Don you just Killed. You Nailed it.  Sorry we  missed
El Alfa at the Latin Club on Sunday.
BOURBON STREET CERADO AND LOADS OF SOSUA NEWS FOR 9/5/2017 AND SORRY FOR
THE NEW TRANSPORTATION LAW 63-17. IS IT BEING ENFORCED OR OBEYED? 8/16/2017
BEER , RUM,  BEACHES,  BARS.  DISCOS , PARTIES,  EVENTS,  MUSIC , AWESOME  TRAVEL, HOT LATIN LADIES, FUN
ITS ALWAYS LADIES NIGHT, HAPPY HOUR AND A PARTY GOING ON AT ILOVESOSUA.COM
24 hours
We are looking forward
to a great concert on
Oct. 28 on the Malecon,  
Puerto Plata
SUNNY SOSUA BEACH
ON A HOT SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. NEED
WE SAY MORE
Look at  the stunning
view of Sosua Bay
from from the
Bellamar Hotel.
The wildly successful  
DLatin Drink site above
has been closed since
2014.  And zero tax
revenues as a result.
New blacktop in Sosua.
just watch your step
and dont break a leg!
When in Sosua Beach,
plwasr stop by Super
Super Surf Liquors for
all of your beer, liquor
and party needs
Please stop by and
enjoy  a world class
steak at the New Crave
Restaurant at the
Ahnvee Sports Resort in  
Sosua Beach
SOSUA NEEDS A MAN
LIKE VLADAMIR
CESPEDES ONCE AGAIN.
WHERE ARE YOU???
Once again, its time
to get on board and
save beautiful
Sosua Main Beach
9/21/2017 4PM MARIA IS A CAT 3 FOR NOW
AND THE WIND AND RAIN IN SOSUA AND
THE NORTH COAST  HAS BEEN LESS THAN
EXPECTED SO FAR.  TO OUR SURPRISE
PUNA CANA GOT HIT THE HARDEST.  WE
HAVE NOT SEEN  A GREAT DEAL OF STORM
SURGE.  AND WE HAVE POWER.
 SO FAR
JUST SOME  WIND AND LIGHT RAIN. WE WILL
KEEP YOU UPDATED  IF CONDITIONS
CHANGE.
 AS ALWAYS STAY TUNED
DON MIGUELO ROCKS THE PUERTO PLATA AMPHITHEATER. CONCERT REVIEW 7292017
MORE MAYOR LLANA NUEMANN COMMENTS AND MORE SOSUA NEWS 8/3//2017
The Puerto Plata  Amphitheater did it again Saturday night   with another great concert. But some
disappointments. Opening the night was veteran Marengue artist
 Yovanny Polanco with a solid thirty
minute set.  The crowd just loves this guy and was dancing in the isles.  The next act was again
Marengue vet
Rubby Perez.  Now a thirty to fortyfive  minute set  is about right for a multiple band
format  in this venue. But Rubby played on and on. 90 minutes? Just too long and the volume was
amped to the pain level. Now we are ACDC concert vets but Rubbys voice was so loud it was shattering
eye glasses. We have seen Rubby several times in the past but never this  long a set.  But the
audience seemed to enjoy it .
Next was Bachatas Joe Veres.  This was a disappointment. He went
though a number of his hits, but left out his best.
Chuquita Mia.  This is one of the best  bachata songs
ever written and he skipped it. This song and
Dom Miguelo were the reasons we showed up. But last
on stage was Don himself and as  usual brought the  crowd to life
. We have seen him  three times
since April and never disappoints.  His rockin ten piece band is the best.  Also,no dancing girls? Hmm.
But the concert was Free. Yes Free.  All in all it was anther great night in PP.
OK Everyone,  Its a must that we once and for all we set things straight on Sosua Main Beach.  For all you
who have never been here Main Beach is lined with about 170 bars, restaurants, cigar and souvenir
shops. The Mayor claims that  the bars and restaurants are delivering bad and confusing service.  This is
BS.
 The beach service is 5 Star. These places will serve your drinks and meals prompt and efficiently.  
Then wait staffs are for  the most part professional and do their absolute best.
 The Mayor wants to
bulldoze these business and jam them into a food court
.  This will destroy the beach and eliminate
hundreds of jobs. Just what Sosua needs right? She wants to re develop the Beach and maybe stick a
bunch of condos behind it.  Bad idea.  Also, it looks like she may have got the green light to start once
again
building a walk on the stretch of highway behind the beach.  See photo left.  No one will ever use
this. Just a bad idea to restrict Sunday beach tour bus parking and starve out the  bars and restaurants
and thus completely destroying the alrady sick Sosua economy.
 Sosua needs a new pro business mayor
8/1/2017 News. Despite all the problems in Sosua there is still loads of street action at least on weekends.  
Last week the
Chaka Bar or the old Rancho Tipico was shut down after less than a week in business.  
Exactly why we dont know. The owner and the city have had an ongoing dispute. This had something to do
with it. But why give the permits in the first place?  We wont mention his name but he has run a number of
sucessful bars and night clubs in Sosua and they always shut him down. But the powers at be give the
green light to open and then shut him down.  Why bother. Just not worth the hassle.  This is a tough bar
environment and the last place we would ever invest money.  
Armando, owner of Maregue and Classico
Disco will be investing $$$ millions of dollars into the Sosua Bay Hotel, now the Bellamar
. This building
needs lots of TLC to modernize it. This guy has also had numerous run ins with the government.
He has an
estimated $50,000,000 invested in the DR
. If this were us we would cash out and sail into the sunset and
enjoy life.. Also, we went to Gaspar Hernandez for the
Fiestas Populares Festival. We got there way too
early and didnt stay but passing through the party town of
Sabaneta, just east of Cabarete, we noticed the  
Car Wash was only open Sat. and Sun. nights and the sound stage was removed. This was a major party
venue
. Also the seating looked to be  reduced to a small area.  What is going on here? We dont think this
was voluntary. It has been a major party spot for years.  Lots of Presidente Beer, Rum, Music, Fun and a
huge money maker.  Were they a victim of the Fun Police? We think so.
But Sabaneta, home of Serie 61
Night Club has always been a fun yet unknown very hot party town
.  And lots of pretty ladies.
8/3/2017 HOT BREAKING SOSUA NEWS. STILL LOTS OF SOSUA STREET ACTION
CERRADO !
8/4/2017. The transformation of Sosua Beach from a
bachelor party haven to a family resort has been a
rocky one. The two pics to the left are the
La Roca
restaurant. The top photo is La Roca in its prime and
the bottom pic is La Roca now.  To the right is the
Strip
rockin and crowded with business and the bottom
photo is the strip today. Main Beach is not the only
part of Sosua under assault these days.  But where
are the families? Seven years into this experiment
and you rarely see a family walking around Sosua.  
What happened?
This is progress right? Shocking.
SOSUA BEACH  JUST A FEW YEARS AGO AND NOW. TAKE A LOOK
!
We were on the DetrasDelRumor.com.do website and found more bad news that focus
on the need for a
Public Hospital in Sosua.  On 8/7, there were  two wrecks in Gaspar
Hernandez
, which is thirty minutes east of Sosua.  Two men on a motorcycle collided
with a truck and were killed instantly. Also in GH, two persons aged 19 and 15 lost
control of there vehicle were in critical condition. They were taken to
Ricardo Limardo
Hospital in Puerto Plata
, an hour away.  The article described them as in delicate
condition.  Let see an hour long trip? They were on an ambulance.
Most crash victims
are thrown into the back of a pickup truck with no medical care.
 Five more were injured
on the main highway between Puerto  Plata and Santiago, when a car and truck collided.
It is unclear where they were taken for treatment.  Hopefully, Santiago where there are
several major med centers.  The Ricardo Limardo Hospital is old, small and underfunded.
Yet it is the only public hospital for around 300.000 people living on the North Coast.  
Sosua Mayor Llana Nuemann should be focused on a new hospital, not jogging tracks
and bulldozing Sosuua Main Beach.
 See articles below. Dont you all agree?
OF COURSE NOT!  Recently, the government passed a new law putting strict regulations on  numbers of
passengers  allowed on public transportation.
The law limits one passenger per motoconcho or motor cycle
taxi.  And no one under eight years old.  Four passengers per regular public taxi.
 We dont know about  
limits on the  mini buses. This limits the ability of the drivers to make a living.  The motoconchos are also
required to provide helmets for  passengers. Not practical. One for adults and one for children? Never
going to happen.  Is it a bad idea?  No, considering the numbers of motorcycle accidents. But just too tough
to enforce.  
There must be 500.000 motoconchos.  The limit of four passengers in a taxi is just a bad law.
Sure its more comfortable but the drivers will have to raise rates to survive.  The mini buses can get way
overloaded and need to be regulated. Its not unusual to have twenty plus people in a bus designed to seat
twelve with passengers hanging outside on the guardrails.  Just too many people at risk.  
Can the law be
enforced.  NO.  So far no one is obeying the law
.  Its just business as usual.  2.000.000 people per day rely
on public transport to get around
.   In most cases just not practical to enforce this new law. STAY TUNED
The delay. We had a few publishing issues but are back on track. OK Readers, the big Sosua News story is
Bourbon Street Bar and Restaurant has been closed for not paying business taxes?
That is the story. We are
not buying it. The managers are seasoned pros and would not let this happen. That is unless they are throwing
in the towel.  
The NY party crowd has been responsible for keeping this place open. The local community has
failed to show up
.  Typical, seeing our single guy party crowd keeps Sosua Beach in business.  We will see if
they reopen. We think maybe not.  
By the way the Calle Pedro Clisante  Bar and Party Zone looks horrible.
Boarded up businesses, torn up side walks and all businesses suffering
. We had a huge Fight crowd in town
on 8/26.  But few in Sosua for the US Labor Day Weekend, which has been a huge sellout weekend in years
past.  And by the way.  The closing of Bourbon St. eiminated 30 plus badly needed jobs.  Whats the
unemployment rate in Sosua? 35% ? That might be conservative.  Yet new businesses keep opening up.  A full
service laundry opened and is a decent idea. That is if they dont over charge.  But Sosua does not need
anymore small businesses. As we always predict 90% will go under when the lease is up or before.  Just a bad
business climate here.  
Sosua restaurant Morua Mai has been closed, on vacation for  months now. The owner
is once again dependent on the NY Party Crowd to keep him open
.  Not unusual for a party of ten guys and ten
girls to  there wining and dining spending big $$$.  This crowd may be gone and with it his business.  
DLatin
Drink site  is still under construction.  Its been how long? At least a year
. They were tearing out one of the bars
this past Saturday.  This went to a huge money maker to a bunch of  rubble and has been closed for over three
years now.  Whatever business moves in there will likely struggle.  
The Hotel Casa Cayena wil reopen soon. A
Russian took over  the lease
, put on a fresh coat of paint  and we wish him the best of luck.  This is a nice hotel
that has been struggling.  
But who is not struggling in mayor LLana Nuemanns Sosua.  She has created a very
tough business climate trying to turn Sosua into a family Resort.  A gamble that has failed miserably.
 Just no
families and no Carnival Cruise passengers.
.
.
9/16/2016  NEW PIC.
The old DLatin Drink
site looks like a bomb
hit it. We just cannot
wait for the new food
court.  How about a
McDonalds?  This
place will not re open
for a long long time,
SOSUA MAYOR LLANA NUEMANN DEMANDING A HOSPITAL FOR SOSUA BEACH 9/5/2017
After a seven year blood bath on the highway with more motorcycle and car deaths than we can count, Mayor
Nuemann is finally demanding the government build a Hospital in Sosua
.  Where has she been? We know
creating a ballet, choir and art gallery.  And wasting money blacktopping the streets, where  most only
needed a coat of sealant and a few minor repairs..  
She also made the comment that Sosua is a city of 50,000
people. What? Try 7,000 people
. If you include Sabaneta, Cabarete, Los Charamicos, Sosua Abajo and Union
you might get there. But Sosua itself  is a sleepy little beach town.  That just wants to be a lazy beach town by
day and a party town at night.  50,000?  come on.  The government might hesitate here since it is a huge
expense to keep up and pay  doctors and  nurses and staff high wages.  
But will it get built.  We think not.  
Just hundreds more unessesary  deaths in the surrounding area. Refence SOSUANEWS.COM
AND YET ANOTHER CHARITY OPERATING IN  SUNNY SOSUA BEACH 9/5/2017
Yet another Chartiy setting up shop  in Sosua.  This one is called Quisqueya Aprende Contigo.  This is help
illiterate residents learn to read.
 It is just a fact, the DR has a very high literacy rate.  The public schools do a
great job of teaching Reading, Writing  and Math.  In fact in eleven years here we have not  met one illiterate
Dominican that we can think of.  And the school system already runs these types of programs to get people
caught up to speed.
The Sosua area attracts dozens of charities. Why? Because there are girls, beaches and
cold beer and the workers get fat salaries to enjoy all the spoils.
. Why else? You can bet the owners are not
flying coach. Wanna Bet?  We will bet most of these are making someone rich.  We never hear of any
charities going into bad or dangerous areas. Just pretty beach towns. Reference. SOSUANEWS.COM
IRMA GIVES PUERTO PLATA, SOSUA AND THE NORTH COAST A NASTY SLAP 9/82017
Well Readers, It could have been a whole lot worse. If you were following the storm tracks it had the eye
directly over the DR North Coast.  Then it shifted fifty or so miles North.  So we got hit and it was a wild four
hours but limited damage and few reports of deaths or injuries.  None that we saw. The houses here are
mostly concrete blocks and roofs are concrete slab. But many of the corrugated steel roofs broke loose and
were badly damaged. See the pics on the bottom show. That piece of roofing blew off and adjacent roof and
crashed onto the house next door, which also lost part of its roof.  All in all not too bad.  Downtown Sosua
was almost untouched.  We have much more to come so stay tuned. looks like Miami is next victim.  but is
sure was calm until about 12 noon, then things got really loud and crazy.  Without that shift we could have
been St. Martin.
OH YAH THERE IS SUPPOSED TO BE A CONCERT TONIGHT 9/9 ?? SORRY NO MUSIC.
PICS ABOVE ARE SOSUA MAIN BEACH.  THE PIC ON THE FAR LEFT AND FAR RIGHT SHOWS ABOUT 3 TO 4 FEET OF EROSION
IT WAS A WILD SCENE IN PUERTO PLATA. FOUR HOUR PLUS OF ALL OUT FURY AND A CAT ON THE RIGHT WAS COOL AND CALM
sosua beach news. sosua news
9/13/2017 SOSUA NEWS. BEACH FRONT BARGAIN HUNT ANYONE? IF YOU GET HGTV
Have you seen the popular TV show Beach Front Bargain Hunt? It shows home buyers flocking to  
hurricane country  in the US and Caribbean snapping up beach front  homes and even some islands.
 AND
YOU ONLY THOUGHT IT WAS FOR THE RICH?  RIGHT?
 People just have to be able to step out of their
house and onto the beach.  Steps from the water.  A few blocks in? FORGET IT !  We dont want it !
Many are built on stilts. Many on barrier islands. And after storms Harvey and Irma not only are they living  
on the water, Many  are living in the water. If they even have a house.  We watch these shows thinking,
what a bunch of dummies.  The words hurrecane or global warming never comes up.  This is just amazing.
Sosua and Cabarete are also popular spots for this show. Here and everywhere top prices are paid.  Little
negociation. Just give us that property! If your still looking for that place on the sand. Bargain down the
price. Here are some photos of newly destroyed beach front homes. Check these out.
AND STAY TUNED
Sosua each Mayor
Llana Nuemanns new
jogging trail on the
highway. Wise
spending of scarce
tax dollars?
9/17/2017 SOSUA BEACH NEWS. EVEN THE LOCAL ART  GALLERIES ARE GOING BROKE.
A  thanks to our buddy at SosuaNews.com for reviving this story.  We have reported on this a year ago.  Our
single guy party crowd is also the biggest buyer of art from the local galleries
. Say what? Yes, guys come out
here for  four or five  days and hire the local artists to paint a mural.  Ever since our numbers went down so
has their business.  Blame it on low season?  NO!  We would come year round in big numbers, filling
restaurants, hotels and  bars.  Our numbers are down and the Sosua economy is on life support and has been
for years now.  We would buffer the low season making for a healthy year round economy.  The seven year
plan to turn Sosua Beach into a family resort is a complete failure.  
With the bar closings the unemployment
rate has skyrocketed.
 Also, the hotels are near empty and villa and condo rentals are way down.  Bourbon St.
Restaurant  has re opened
. Lets see a local has a job one day and the next day no job.  Unless the bars and
night club business get back to normal there is little hope for the local economy.  Sosua had changed alright.
100% for the worse.
 Families continue to flock to the all inclusives and always will.  The Puerto Plata AIs are
sold out. And the beach has hurricane damage. So the Sunday beach crowds will be down for a while.  Stick a
fork in it.  No nightlife in Sosua and there is no more Sosua. We predicted this and have been 100% correct.  
This is just not working.
Its time to bring back the Party and help the suffering artists.  As always Stay Tuned.
TROPICAL
DEPRESSION 96L
COULD BE THE NEXT
MENACE FOR THE
TROPICS
STAY TUNED
DON MIGUELO and his
12 piece band will rock
The Ocean Disco in
Cabarete on 9/30.
Havent seen Don live?
This is our favorite live
act on the Island and a
great time. Just too
much fun. BE THERE!