elcome to Santo Domingo. While life is ruthless across all of Night City, that is especially true for the District of Santo Domingo. Cutthroats lurking around every corner you choose to turn, Law Enforcement no where to be found. Completely turning a blind eye to the Districts existence. It's truly a miserable place to land when your pockets are empty and you've no where else left to turn.
For our Daily dose of Cyberpunk lore tweets we were given a short snippet going over the background of Santo Domingo.
Santo Domingo is one of Night City’s oldest districts. Corporations use it as a testing ground for industrial projects, destroying old factories just to build new ones, while residents scrape a desperate living in crowded megabuildings — wishing for something better.
To add onto that, A fantastic tweet from The Madqueen Show followed up with this additional lore bit about the history of Santo Domingo
During the reconstruction of Night City, Santo Domingo absorbed Rancho Coronado, also known as "Beaverville" in the 20s, which was the housing district for mid-low level corporate people of Arasaka, Petrochem, Biotechnica, WNS, and EBM.
Santo Domingo appears to be Entropism in Full Force. I've also attached additional Concept Art pertaining to the particular Lifestyle of those who dwell in the District of Misery.