DR Profiles

General Archive of the Dominican Republic
Link: http://agn.gob.do 

This site is the DR’s main archival institution, where documents that date back to the founding of the Dominican Republic and others from the colonial era are preserved.

Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)
Link: http://www.ftaa-alca.org/busfac/ctyindex/DOM_s.asp 

This site details the FTAA’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.

  • General Sources of Information
  • Market Access
  • Investment, Services, Agriculture
  • Competition Policy
  • Dispute Settlement
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Subsidies, Antidumping and Countervailing Duties 

Development Bank of Latin America (CAF)
Link: https://www.caf.com/es/paises/republica-dominicana/nuestra-accion/# 

This site details CAF’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.

  • Operations
  • Publications

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Link: http://www.iadb.org/es/paises/dominican-republic/republica-dominicana-y-el-bid,1089.html 

This site details the IDB’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.

  • General Perspective
  • Strategy and Representation
  • A Glimpse at Projects  

World Bank (WB)
Link: http://www.bancomundial.org/es/country/dominicanrepublic 

This site details the World Bank’s relationship with the Dominican Republic. 

  • General Overview
  • Projects
  • Data
  • Research
  • News 

BBC News
Link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1216926.stm 

This site offers news about general data, facts, among other topics, relating to the Dominican Republic.

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Link: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/dr.html 

This site provides wide-ranging information about the Dominican Republic.  

  • Geography
  • People and Society
  • Government
  • Economy
  • Energy
  • Communication
  • Transportation
  • Security
  • Transnational Topics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Link: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/dominican-republic 

This site provides information about health for those traveling to the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Children International  

Link: https://www.children.org/es/ver-el-impacto/donde-trabajamos/america-del-norte-republica-dominicana 

This site details the organization’s relationship with the country.

CNN en Español – Dominican Republic
Link: http://cnnespanol.cnn.com/category/republica-dominicana/ 

Spanish news about the Dominican Republic 

United States Department of State
Link: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35639.htm
Link: http://www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/dr/  

This site contains information about the US Embassy in the Dominican Republic and bilateral relations between the two countries.

DominicanRepublic.com
Link: http://www.dominicanrepublic.com 

This site offers wide-ranging information about the Dominican Republic.

EL PAIS – Dominican Republic
Link: http://elpais.com/tag/republica_dominicana/a 

Dominican Republic news section.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Link: https://www.britannica.com/place/Dominican-Republic 

This site highlights interesting topics about the Dominican Republic.  

  • Geography
  • People
  • Economy
  • Government and Social Conditions
  • Cultural Life
  • History

Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales – Programa República Dominicana (Latin American Department of Social Sciences – Dominican Program; FLACSO – RD)
Link: http://www.flacso.org.do 

This site details FLACO’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Link: http://www.imf.org/external/country/dom/index.htm 

This site details the IMF’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.  

  • Reports on Article IV
  • Dominican Republic’s Financial Position in the Fund
  • Dominican Republic’s Transactions with the Fund

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Link: http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/dominicanrepublic/ 

This site details the Dominican Republic’s country profile.

Human Rights Watch
Link: https://www.hrw.org/es/americas/dominican-republic 

This site details the Dominican Republic’s profile regarding human rights.  

  • News
  • Published Reports  

Index Mundi
Link: http://www.indexmundi.com/es/republica_dominicana/ 

Contains detailed information about the following topics in June 2015:  

  • Geography
  • Population
  • Government
  • Economy
  • Energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Military

Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
Link: http://www.iica.int/es/countries/república-dominicana 

This site details the IICA’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.

Open Government Partnership – Dominican Republic
Link: http://www.opengovpartnership.org/es/country/república-dominicana 

This site provides information about the Dominican Republic’s profile.

Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
Link: http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/dr/ 

NOTEThis page stopped being actively updated in July 2015.  

This site provides wide-ranging information about the Dominican Republic.  

  • Academic Research Resources
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Economy
  • Elections and Political Parties
  • Health
  • Radio & Television
  • Sports
  • Tourism 

Livio.com – República Dominicana
Link: https://www.livio.com 

Information about different topics concerning the Dominican Republic.

Organization of American States (OAS)
Link: http://www.oas.org/es/acerca/offices_detail.asp?sCode=dre 

This site details the relationship between the Permanent Mission of the OAS and the Dominican Republic.  

  • Programs and Projects
  • Internships and Scholarships
  • Edufund 

Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI, for its acronym in Spanish)
Link: https://oeidominicana.org.do 

This site details OEI’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.  

  • Publications
  • News
  • 2021 Goals

World Trade Organization (WTO)
Link: https://www.wto.org/English/thewto_e/countries_e/dominican_republic_e.htm 

This site provides wide-ranging information about the trade profile of the Dominican Republic.  

  • News
  • Trade Profile
  • Tariff Profile
  • Trade Policies of the Dominican Republic

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Link: http://www.fao.org/countryprofiles/index/es/?iso3=dom 

This site details information concerning food and agriculture in the Dominican Republic.  

  • Agricultural Sector
  • Disease and Pests
  • Economic Situation
  • Emergency and Aid
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Agriculture and Consumer Protection
  • Forestry Sector
  • Natural Resources
  • Trade
  • Water Management  

International Labour Organization (ILO)
Office of the ILO for Central American, Haiti, Panama and the Dominican Republic
Link: http://www.ilo.org/sanjose/lang–is/index.htm 

This site provides information about the Dominican Republic’s country profile.  

  • Programs and Projects
  • Events and Meetings
  • Publications 

United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner – OHCHR
Link: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Countries/LACRegion/Pages/DOIndex.aspx  

This site details the National Action Plan for human rights education in the Dominican Republic.  

  • Dominican Republic and UN Treaty Bodies.
  • News
  • Publications  

World Health Organization – WHO
Link: http://www.who.int/countries/dom/es/ 

This site provides information regarding health topics in the Dominican Republic.  

  • Statistical Data
  • Country Profile
  • News and Reports

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Link: http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/do 

This site provides information regarding the Dominican Republic’s cultural profile.  

  • Dominican National Commission for UNESCO
  • Colonial City of Santo Domingo
  • Reports concerning cultural world heritage

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Link: http://www.wipo.int/directory/es/details.jsp?country_code=DO 

This site provides information concerning intellectual property in the Dominican Republic.  

  • Industrial Property
  • Patents
  • Legal Information
  • Statistics
  • Cooperation

Dominican Republic Plan International – PlanRD
Link: http://planrd.org/web/ 

This site details the relationship between PlanRD and the Dominican Republic.

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
Link: http://www.do.undp.org 

This site details the UNDP’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.  

  • Overview
  • Operations
  • Publications
  • Press Center

República Dominicana Live
Link: http://www.republica-dominicana-live.com 

Information about current events, videos and news regarding the country.

Central American Integration System (SICA, for its acronym in Spanish)
Link: http://www.sica.int/miembros/rd/datos.aspx?IdEnt=401  

This site details SICA’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.

Sistemas de Información de Tendencias Educativas en América Latina (SITEAL)
Link: http://publicaciones.siteal.org/perfiles-de-pais/9/republica-dominicana 

  • Context
  • Educational Overview
  • Country Profile
  • National Statistic Organizations

The Guardian – Dominican Republic
Link: https://www.theguardian.com/world/dominicanrepublic 

Dominican Republic news section.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Link: https://www.usaid.gov/where-we-work/latin-american-and-caribbean/dominican-republic 

This site details USAID’s relationship with the Dominican Republic.  

  • Operations
  • Projects
  • Reports
  • Statistics

UNICEF Dominican Republic
Link: http://www.unicef.org/republicadominicana/overview.html 

This site details the relationship between UNICEF’s Cooperation Program with the 2012-2016 Dominican government.  

  • Country Profile
  • Poverty and Food
  • International Agreements
  • UN Inter-Agency Cooperation

World Atlas – Dominican Republic
Link: http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/do.htm 

This site offers wide-ranging information about the Dominican Republic.

World Vision – Dominican Republic
Link: http://www.wvi.org/es/república-dominicana 

Information about the impact of this group in the Dominican Republic

Wikipedia – Dominican Republic
Link in Spanishhttps://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/República_Dominicana
Link in Spanishhttps://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:República_Dominicana
Link in Englishhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominican_Republic 

This site highlights interesting topics concerning the Dominican Republic.  

  • Etymology
  • History
  • Geographic Evolution
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Demographics
  • Culture
  • Economy
  • Infrastructure 

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