May 18, 2020
Santo Domingo, DR - This Monday marks 60 days that the Dominican society has been living under a state of emergency. With the recent 15-day extension, the situation will continue to 74 consecutive days, culminating on the 2nd of June. The prolonged duration of these measures of social isolation for the sake of the preservation of... Continue Reading >
March 30, 2020
Santo Domingo, DR - Throughout history there have been numerous pandemics which have resulted in millions of deaths in distinct parts of the world. Among these is the Antonine Plague, the Plague of Justinian, the Great Bubonic Plague, smallpox, and the Spanish Flu. However, what has happened since the beginning of the 21st century is... Continue Reading >
March 12, 2020
InteRDom Coordinator Manuel Medrano just finished an exciting event celebrating International Education Day with CUNY Bronx Community College, by participating in an interesting event on March 3, 2020, designed to increase students’ awareness of and participation in international study, internship, work, and volunteer programs. The event boasted the participation of more than 12 CUNY departments.... Continue Reading >
March 5, 2020
GFDD, as a non-governmental organization affiliated to the Organization of American States (OAS), took active part on the dialogue with the candidates for Secretary General and Assistant Secretary General of the hemispheric institution. The event took place on March 5, 2020, at the Hall of the Americas of the OAS’ headquarters in Washington D.C. The... Continue Reading >
February 26, 2020
The Coordinating Council for the Dominicans Living Abroad Inc., (DORENEX), the UNIVA universities of Mexico, and UCO Colombia carried out the 5th International Forum on Sustainable Development (SDGs) for Local Communities: Inter-Institutional Approach, which took place in Yonkers, New York from the 16th to the 22nd of February, 2020. The forum is represented by the... Continue Reading >
February 25, 2020
Dominican Republic - The suspension of the municipal elections this past February 16 has ignited deep indignation among the Dominican people. This indignation increased as a result of the initial attitude adopted by the government and the authorities of the Central Electoral Board to attempt to minimize the magnitude of what had occurred. The occurrence... Continue Reading >
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