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America Acts

By Acting USAID Administrator John Barsa When a global health crisis arises, America does not wait to be called; we respond with aid and support. Throughout history, when the planet has faced crises, America always has acted boldly to save lives and sustain and strengthen a free, peaceful, and prosperous world. Foreign-assistance programs through the ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with Dominican President-Elect Abinader

  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  READOUT July 14, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with Dominican President-Elect Abinader The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Dominican President-elect Luis Abinader Corona to congratulate him on his victory in the July 5 ...
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Coronavirus Information for the Dominican Republic

The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Updated July 15, 2020 The Dominican Republic has 47,671 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 929 confirmed deaths The Dominican government lifted the State of Emergency and allowed the resumption of commercial aviation effective ...
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Ask the Consul – When will the Embassy open for routine services?

The U.S. Embassy remains closed for all routine services, since to determine our opening we follow, not only local country regulations, but also recommendations from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and directly from the State Department. We do not have a specific date to open, but please continue visiting our official website ...
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Alert: U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo

Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo (July 10, 2020) Location:  Dominican Republic Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo will send an update at least once a week to ensure that all U.S. citizens in the Dominican Republic have the latest information on COVID-19. The following information has been updated on the  Embassy Santo Domingo COVID-19 website: The Dominican Republic has 41,915 confirmed cases of ...
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