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U.S. Embassy on the Passing of Human Rights Activist Sonia Pierre

Santo Domingo – The Embassy of the United States of America expresses its most sincere condolences to the surviving family members of Dominican human rights activist Sonia Pierre and to all the communities she touched in her lifelong fight against discrimination in the Dominican Republic. In 2010, Ms. Pierre was among recipients of the U.S. ...
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Attorney General of the United States Visits the Dominican Republic, Meets with President Fernandez and Signs an Agreement with his Dominican Counterp

Santo Domingo – The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the visit of the Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr., who during his two-day stay in the country met with the President; signed an agreement with the Attorney General of the Dominican Republic, Radhames Jimenez Peña; ...
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United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy Compound in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

In an important symbol of our enduring friendship with the Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic President, Leonel Fernandez; U.S. Ambassador to the Domincan Republic, Raul H. Yzaguirre; and Leo Hession, Managing Director for Operations of the Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), broke ground on the New Embassy Compound (NEC) in Santo Domingo today. Situated ...
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US Consulate Introduces Online Non-Immigrant Visa Appointment System

The Embassy of the United States is pleased to announce that, starting next Thursday, September 8, a new system for scheduling nonimmigrant visa appointments or (tourist visas) through the internet, will come into effect.  Henceforth, applicants can schedule their appointments through the internet and won’t necessarily have to purchase a pin from Banco Popular and schedule their appointment ...
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