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Remarks at the Reception for the Celebration of the 238th Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America

Today we have come together to celebrate the Independence of the United States.  On July 4th, 1776 the 13 colonies announced their separation from Great Britain by adopting the Declaration of Independence.  Celebrations like this one takes place throughout our country in virtually every city in the United States and around the world in our ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates 238th Anniversary of its Independence

The United States Ambassador in Dominican Republic, James W. Brewster and his husband, Mr. Bob Satawake, hosted a reception at their residence commemorating the two hundred and thirty eight anniversary of the United States independence. Upon arrival, guests were received by Ambassador Brewster, Mr. Satawake, Mr. William Weissman, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and his ...
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OBO Principal Deputy Director Santo Domingo Dedication Ceremony –Construction of the New U.S. Embassy Campus

Good morning, Under Secretary Kennedy, Ambassador Brewster, Mr. President, Madam First Lady, and other honored guests. I’m Heather Townsend – Principal Deputy Director of the State Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations – and I, too, would like to thank you for joining us for this important ceremony. I am delighted to be here and ...
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United States Embassy in Santo Domingo Dedicates New Compound in Arroyo Hondo

Santo Domingo – The United States Embassy dedicated its new facilities located in the Arroyo Hondo sector, in a ribbon cutting ceremony presided by United States Ambassador, James W. Brewster and  Dominican President, Danilo Medina. Also in attendance for the dedication ceremony, was Undersecretary for Management, Patrick F. Kennedy and Principal Deputy Director of the ...
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U.S. Embassy Organizes Conference on Business Development in the Caribbean Region

The United States Embassy’s Commercial Service announced the recent “Trade Americas‐ Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Business Development Conference” from June 9-10 in the Hotel Crowne Plaza in Santo Domingo. The opening ceremony was attended by the United States Ambassador, James W. Brewster. The conference, which includes thirty-three U.S. companies interested in doing business in ...
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