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CDA Thomas Remarks at Civil Society Event for the Summit for Democracy

CDA Thomas Remarks at Civil Society Event for the Summit for Democracy Good morning distinguished ministers and legislators, representatives of Dominican Civil Society and the Private Sector! It is an honor to participate in this event, which is dedicated to such a vital and urgent goal: strengthening democratic institutions. We live in a concerning time ...
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Coronavirus Information for the Dominican Republic

Last updated:  [11/30/2021] ***  Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) who are eligible to travel but are ...
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Three ways USAID Dominican Republic is supporting to restore the Earth

Learn how the United States Government, through USAID, is working to combat climate change and pollution. Brenda Silverio is the Social Media Specialist at USAID’s Mission in the Dominican Republic.  The Dominican Republic is vulnerable to natural disasters, which are exacerbated by climate change. Hurricanes, drought, flooding, heat waves, rising sea levels, and wildfires have ...
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Documents required to attend the Immigrant visa interview

The Immigrant Visa Section in the U.S. Embassy would like to remind all of our visa applicants to bring with them to their interview their Birth Certificate Inextensa. All applicants, including applicants that will travel on the same petition in the future, must present their Birth Certificates Inextensa. Do not bring your Extracto de Nacimiento ...
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“Moving Forward Together”: CDA Tomas’ speech at AMCHAMDR Thanksgiving luncheon

Moving Forward Together CDA Robert Thomas AMCHAM Thanksgiving Speech Good morning, everyone! It is an honor to join you all here today as we celebrate Thanksgiving – my favorite civic holiday. This time-honored American tradition provides us with an opportunity to reflect upon the importance of thankfulness and community. Thanksgiving is part of the fabric ...
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