GFDD Collaborates on Inter-American Dialogue to Discuss: Elections in the Dominican Republic: Where is the Country Headed?
E lections in the Dominican Republic, scheduled for May 20, are expected to be a closely contested. Some 6.5 million citizens will vote for President and Vice President. And, for the first time in the DR’s history, voters will also elect 8 deputies who will represent the nearly 2 million Dominicans living abroad.
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Two major candidates are squaring off in this important election: Opposition PRD candidate Hipólito Mejía (President from 2000-2004) and PLD ruling party nominee, Danilo Medina, who served as chief of staff on two occasions to current President Fernandez.
Speakers at this event include:
Bernardo Vega, former Dominican Ambassador to the United States; economist and writer
Eduardo Gamarra, Florida International University, Director of Latin America program 1997-2004
Rosario Espinal, Temple University, expert on Dominican politics and society.When: Monday, April 23, 2012 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Where: Inter-American Dialogue
1211 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 510
Las ultimas noticias/novedades de lo que acontece con los Dominicanos en las Grandes Ligas durante toda la temporada 2019.