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  • Ambassador James W. Brewster at the inauguration of the "Senses Trail"

    US Embassy inaugurates "Senses Trail"

    This trail has signage in braille, audio visual and MP3 guide, in order to provide opportunities to people with special needs to learn, enjoy and explore a natural and healthy recreation.

  • Two men standing and talking (State Dept.)

    Ambassador Brewster & the Ministry present DR-CAFTA 2015

    Ambassador James Brewster and the Minister of Industry and Trade present the strategy of DR-CAFTA 2015.

  • Ambassador Brewster with the board of directors of the Instituto Cultural Dominico Americano

    Ambassador Brewster visits ICDA

    Ambassador James Brewster visited the Instituto Cultural Dominico Americano where he met with the board of directors.

  • Ambassador Brewster and Mr. Bob Satawake with Brigadier General Dr. Mayra Duval de Mancebo, Director of the Armed Forces Central Hospital, Ms. Julissa Veloz, Head of Public Relations Department, and Dr. Patrick Basile, Director of Microsurgery at the Walter Reed Military The Ambassador of the United States of America, James Brewster and Mr. Bob Satawake next to the Brigadier General Dr. Mayra Duval de Mancebo, Director of the Armed Forces Central Hospital; Ms. Julissa Veloz, Head of Public Relations Department, Armed Forces Central Hospital and Dr. Patrick Basile, Director of Microsurgery at Walter Reed Military Center, during his visit to the "Ninth Day of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery"

    Ambassador Brewster visits Medical Mission

    Ambassador Brewster visited the Armed Forces Central Hospital facilities where the "Annual Medical Readiness Training Exercise” is conducted for its ninth year.

  • Ambassador Brewster during the signing ceremonywith Minister of Health., Dr. Freddy Hidalgo

    U.S. Government donates RD$42 million

    Ambassador Brewster donated to the Ministry of Public Health equipment valued at RD$42 million, acquired during the implementation of the "Centers of Excellence for Mother and Child" Project.

  • President Obama while making declaration on situation in Ukraine

    Statement by the President on Ukraine

    President Obama: "We have been guided by a fundamental principle -- the future of Ukraine must be decided by the people of Ukraine. That means Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity must be respected, and international law must be upheld.”

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    The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in partnership with the World Environment Center (WEC), is pleased to announce that the Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas Innovation Challenge is accepting applications starting March 13, 2014. 

  • Secretary Kerry on Anti-LBGT Rhetoric in The Gambia

    Secretary Kerry: Human rights and fundamental freedoms belong to all individuals. The United States stands by you no matter where you are and no matter who you love. 

  • Statement by the President on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda

    President Obama: As a country and a people, the United States has consistently stood for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. We believe that people everywhere should be treated equally, with dignity and respect, and that they should have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential, no matter who they are or whom they love. 

  • U.S. Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda Discusses Broadband and Internet Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, spoke today at the Strategic Dialog: Broadband and Internet Development in Latin America and the Caribbean hosted by the Organization of American States(OAS), Inter-American Telecommunication Commission’s (CITEL). 

  • D.R. and U.S. sponsor Security Conference

    Dominican Minister of Defense, Admiral Sigfrido Pared Perez and General John F. Kelly, Commander of the U.S. Southern Command announced that both countries will host the 2014 Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC). 

  • Ambassador Brewster and the Minister of Economy, Planning and Development, Juan Montas Themistocles during the signing of the agreement
    U.S. and D.R. Sign Cooperation Agreement

    U.S. Ambassador James W. Brewster, Jr., and the Minister of Economy, Planning and Development, Juan Temistocles Montas, signed a cooperation agreement for US$184.9 million. 

  • Consular Section launches new anti-fraud campaign

    The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic launched its new anti- fraud campaign, this year under the slogan “No le Hagas Coro al Maco”, incorporating the baseball player David Ortiz as this year’s spokesperson. 

  • Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice: “Human Rights: Advancing American Interests and Values”

    Sixty-five years ago this month, representatives to the United Nations General Assembly came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights—a worldwide recognition that all members of our human family are born possessing certain equal and inalienable rights. These same rights are reflected in the founding documents of the United States, and we cherish them as part of our national character. 

  • FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Leadership on International Human Rights

    President Obama: “People everywhere long for the freedom to determine their destiny; the dignity that comes with work; the comfort that comes with faith; and the justice that exists when governments serve their people -- and not the other way around. The United States of America will always stand up for these aspirations, for our own people and for people all across the world. That was our founding purpose.”