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The United States and the Dominican Republic Work Together Against Trafficking in Persons

By Graham Cohen, Political/Economic Intern Today, an estimated 25 million children and adults worldwide are victims of sex and labor trafficking.  Promises of opportunity and upward mobility lure many victims into human trafficking, where abuse and manipulation quickly replace initial hope.  Human trafficking represents a gross violation of the inherent rights granted to everyone, everywhere. ...
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Decisión del presidente de la República Dominicana Danilo Medina

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA – DEPARTAMENTO DE ESTADO MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARIO DE ESTADO 25 DE JULIO, 2019 Los Estados Unidos recibe con satisfacción el anuncio del presidente dominicano Danilo Medina de no buscar una extensión de los períodos constitucionalmente establecidos, el cual muestra confianza en la voluntad del pueblo y es un buen augurio para ...
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U.S. and Dominican Forces are training together to build relations, sharpen combat skills and improve interoperability

By Graham Swaney, Public Diplomacy Intern For the month of July the U.S. 20th Special Forces Group is participating in Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) with the Dominican Republic’s Unidad de Comando Especial Contraterrorismo (Special Counterterrorism Command Unit). The forces are training in a variety of skills designed to help improve Dominican operational planning and ...
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Demonstration Alert: Potential Demonstrations Throughout Election Season

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Location: Areas surrounding the Palace of Congress, Supreme Court and other government buildings in Santo Domingo and within the Dominican Republic. Event: The Dominican Republic has entered the candidate selection stage for presidential elections, scheduled for May 17, 2020.  During previous election cycles, large crowds of people have ...
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