May 22, 2018

Loretta Merritt speaks to CBC News about recent sexual assaults occurring at resorts

A Toronto-area woman says she is going public to warn travellers, after a security guard at a Dominican Republic resort raped her and the hotel "did nothing" to investigate — an occurrence she believes is all too common.

Christine Dayman, 44, and her family were staying at the Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa resort in Punta Cana two months ago.

It was the third time the music teacher had travelled to the all-inclusive Dominican resort with her two sons and her aging parents.

"I have never had any notion of lack of safety," she says. "It's guarded. It's gated. It feels completely safe."

This article was published in CBC News. To read the full article, please click here or click here to watch. 



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