Food Stamp Program Helps Feed Half the Caribbean
Food stamps are paying for trans-Atlantic takeout — with New Yorkers using taxpayer-funded benefits to ship food to relatives in Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic ... of supermarkets in almost every Caribbean corner of the city.
Caribbean immigrants ship food home using food stamps
Caribbean immigrants in New York ... Some New York City food stamp recipients are using their benefits to send food to family in Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. The New York Post broke the “trans-Atlantic takeout” story Sunday.
Food Stamp Scammers Shipping Groceries to Caribbean
Some New Yorkers on welfare assistance are using their food stamps to buy and ship groceries to relatives in Haiti, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic, The New York ... The barrels are then shipped to the Caribbean islands, according to the newspaper.
House Hunting in ... the Dominican Republic
More foreign tourists fly in to the Dominican Republic than any other island in the Caribbean, though the Bahamas receive ... include a 3 percent transfer tax and a 1.3 percent document stamp tax, Mr. Weiser said. Until recently, almost all foreign buyers ...