Virtual Higher Education Webinar Series 2020

This virtual webinar series will serve as a way to connect Dominican and U.S. higher education institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Higher education institutions will share best practices and improve their potential to implement joint research and academic exchange activities. This webinar series will also demonstrate the commitment of the United States in supporting higher …

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U.S. government donates medical supplies and equipment to combat COVID-19 in the DR

The United States Government donated supplies, medical disinfection equipment and assistance in logistics services to the Dominican Government to mitigate the expansion of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The donation has an approximate value of US $ 100,310 (RD $ 6,101,282). This amount is part of the US $ 3.7 million in humanitarian assistance channeled through the …

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United States Congratulates the Dominican Republic on Successful Elections

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JULY 6, 2020 The United States congratulates the people of the Dominican Republic on their democratic elections and looks forward to partnering with President-elect Abinader and his government. We will continue to work together to promote security and economic prosperity and safeguard democracy for citizens throughout Latin America and …

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President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address to the Congress of the United States

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. February 4, 2020  [Excerpts related to foreign policy] *             *             *             * One of the single biggest promises I made to the American people was to replace the disastrous NAFTA trade deal.  In fact, unfair trade is perhaps the single biggest reason that I decided …

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Secretary Pompeo: Expanding America’s Commitment to the Caribbean

Speech Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Kingston, Jamaica January 22, 2020 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone. I was standing back there; I heard a “amen.” What better way to be welcomed to the stage? (Laughter.) Thank you, Madam Foreign Minister, for that kind introduction. I’m delighted to be here. My first trip here as Secretary …

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Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2020

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Notification of Funding Opportunity U.S. EMBASSY SANTO DOMINGO PUBLIC AFFAIRS ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT INNOVATION FUND (AEIF) 2020 Announcement Type: Grant Funding Opportunity Title: Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2020 Date Opened: January 24, 2020 Closing Date and Time for Submission of Application: March 1, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (Santo Domingo time). Received …

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United States Supports IFES Technical Assistance in the Dominican Republic

The United States supports free, fair, and transparent elections in the Dominican Republic and around the world.  A democratic, prosperous, secure Dominican Republic is in both our interest.  The United States Government, via the U. S. Agency for International Development, is pleased to support the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) to provide technical assistance …

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Remarks by Secretary Pompeo: Seizing the Opportunity for Freedom in the Americas

MS GUAZZOTTI: Good afternoon. On behalf of the Chilean North American Chamber of Commerce, AmCham Chile, I would like to welcome you all to this important event in honor of the visit of the Secretary of State of the United States, Mr. Michael Pompeo. A hundred years ago, a group of visionary entrepreneurs created AmCham Chile …

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