Acting DCM Arthur Brown Shares Ideas and Experiences to commemorate African American History Month

The Acting Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo, Arthur Brown, shared ideas and experiences with APEC university students during an event to celebrate African American History Month. During his remarks, Mr. Brown explained the importance of this celebration, which is acknowledged every year through a Presidential proclamation, a celebration at ...
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Learn About the Stories of Notable African American Leaders in United States History

Each February, the United States celebrates African American History Month, to acknowledge the achievements and the central role of African Americans in the country’s history. As a part of this year’s celebration, below we share the stories of some of the most important African American leaders in history, who stood out in areas such as ...
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U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo donates two mobile clinics to offer health services in communities of Santiago and Puerto Plata

Santiago, Dominican Republic.- On behalf of the United States Government, Chargé d’affaires, a.i. Patrick Dunn, and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Dominican Republic, Dr. Nelson Arboleda, delivered two mobile clinics to Dominican institutions that offer community health and HIV / AIDS services in the provinces of Santiago and ...
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U.S. Embassy Recognizes Outstanding Dominican Women on International Women’s Day

Santo Domingo, D.R.– The United States Embassy in Santo Domingo held a cocktail reception commemorating International Women’s Day. The event was hosted by the Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Mr. Patrick Dunn and his wife, Meltem Ercan-Dunn at the Ambassador’s residence. The event convened women leaders from different backgrounds and professions of Dominican society including: diplomats, educators, ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Patrick Dunn in honor of International Women’s Day

U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo Chargé d’Affaires Patrick Dunn Remarks in honor of International Women’s Day Good evening.  What a wonderful attendance.  Standing here, I see so many great leaders and I am honored that you’ve chosen to join us tonight in recognition of International Women’s Day. “Be Bold for Change” is the International Women’s Day ...
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Ambassador Brewster’s Speech at CONAVIHSIDA Recognition

Ambassador Brewster’s speech during CONAVIHSIDA’s recognition of his contributions to Human Rights and the National HIV Response in the Dominican Republic-January 16, 2017   –        Dr. Víctor Terrero, Director of CONAVIHSIDA –        Ms. Dulce Amonte, President of the Network of People Living with HIV –        Ladies and Gentlemen, members of the press   It is ...
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Trafficking in Persons Report, 2013 – Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic – Tier 2 The Dominican Republic is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor. Reports indicate that large numbers of Dominican women and children are subjected to sex trafficking throughout the Dominican Republic, the Caribbean, Europe, South America, the Middle East, ...
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