Is it easy to make friends with locals here? Are there any prejudices or any ethnic groups who might feel uncomfortable here?

No, I have not found it easy to make friends with locals. Some of the best advice I received here from a local was "nothing is free in the DR, everyone wants something". - Jan 2019

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