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New envoys also from Colombia, the Bahamas, Portugal and Belgium

Santo Domingo.- The new United States Ambassador to Dominican Republic James "Wally" Brewster on Monday presented his credentials to president Danilo Medina, who also welcomed the four other new envoys.

Brewster, accompanied by a delegation headed by U.S. Embassy commercial attaché Daniel L. Foote, presented his credentials at 11am and spoke with Medina for around 10 minutes, in the ceremony attended by vice president Margarita Cedeño and other senior officials.

The new envoys from Colombia, Roberto García, from the Bahamas, Godfrey Gordon, from Portugal, Joao José Gómez, and Godelieve Van Den Bergh, from Belgium also presented their credentials in the National Palace ceremony.

U.S. president Barack Obama’s naming the openly gay Brewster as Ambassador in the conservative nation sparked controversy

When he arrived in the country with his husband Bob J. Satawake November 26, Brewster vowed to work to bolster U.S.-Dominican relations.

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16 comment(s)
Written by: RobertoJose, 9 Dec 2013 12:33 PM
From: United States, FREEPORT, Long Island......blues, stripe bass and now doormats
Why didn't the U.S send this gay guy to Moscow
Written by: Perception, 9 Dec 2013 12:37 PM
From: United States

"I Am a Straight Talker. I am not Politically Correct nor a Diplomat."

End Quote.

By. Kashyap.

Written by: BASTA, 9 Dec 2013 1:02 PM
From: Dominican Republic, =Ghetto/Legalize Drugs/Free abortions for all Never Confuse Education with Intelligence
So what, after all we had a gay president
Written by: Perception, 9 Dec 2013 1:21 PM
From: United States
Equation of "Equality".

If. a = 1.
An. a == 1.
Then, (...)

Free Dom.***
Written by: rokete, 9 Dec 2013 1:21 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (((( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL !! ))))
There izzz going to be flowers in the palace.
Written by: Perception, 9 Dec 2013 2:41 PM
From: United States
Danilo your so "Dumb" to have the "Wrong" image of "Yourself".

"Thinking" is "Free" and "Reflects" Your "Obscure" inner "Thoughts".

Share "Them".

Written by: watcher48, 9 Dec 2013 3:04 PM
From: United States, Omnipresence
Holy we go!...Where's my sniper rifle?
Written by: Perception, 9 Dec 2013 3:43 PM
From: United States
There "Goes" Superstition. !

Written by: guillermone, 9 Dec 2013 3:48 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum

Brewster and Medina are looking at each other straight in the eyes and talking real close, and brewster said, "aaaaye papi, pero que linda te queda la corvata!!!!!"
Written by: rokete, 9 Dec 2013 4:24 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (((( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL !! ))))
No perception. Jus saguinis is citizenship by blood inheritance as prescribed by the German concept.. Sanguinis means blood lineage in latin. Haiti follows jus sanguinis. Therefore, you have Haitian citizenship even if your parents are astronauts and you are born on the surface of the moon. Dominicans follow jus solis. Jus solis gets citizenship based on place of birth, subject to your patents being legal resident in DR. Once again and this is where people are confused, "SUBJECT TO YOUR PARENTS BEING LEGAL RESIDENT IN DR AT THE TIME OF BIRTH". This law is in Dominican constitution since 1929, it was simply ratified in the new constitution. It is not going back to 1929. Rather it has been in effect and coming forward since 1929. It is being implemented because of the resent chaotic illegal migration to the country in the last 15 years. Citizenship is a legal matter, not emotional. GO GET YOUR CITIZENSHIP AT THE IRRESPONSABLE AND DISFUNCTIONING HAITIAN EMBASSY. YOU ARE HAITIAN
Written by: Perception, 9 Dec 2013 4:47 PM
From: United States
Article 2.

The End.
Written by: Trinitario809, 9 Dec 2013 7:15 PM
From: Dominican Republic, is not the solution to Haiti's problems !
*Written by:* "BASTA
", 9 Dec 2013 1:02 PM*From:* Dominican Republic, =Ghetto/Legalize Drugs/Free abortions for allSo what, after all we had a gay president"

I thought Martelly was your only gay president.
Written by: PuntaCanaMike, 9 Dec 2013 8:32 PM
From: Dominican Republic
Does anyone with a brain really care if an official is gay? Time for a timewarp into the modern society for many knuckle draggers.
Written by: rokete, 10 Dec 2013 2:16 AM
From: Dominican Republic, (((( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL !! ))))

Stefano Savi director of UNICEF in Haiti, explains, that there are estimates between 300,000

and 500,000 Restavek slave children in Haiti of which 30% of are sexually abused.

Also the foundation for slavery avoidance,"Walk Free" has the same estimates on Restaveks

and based on shire number of slavery cases, including adults, places Haiti as the second

largest modern day slavery country in the world, second only to Mauritania, which is the first.

HAITI IS AN IRONIC SHAME IN THE WORLD!!!! Having the guts to call the human rights commision

to Dominicans, when they have the second largest modern day slavery institutionalized,


For those idiots who want the reference, google it your self, dumb asses.
Written by: blue105, 10 Dec 2013 2:24 AM
From: United States
i think it's time of the Dominican as a developing economy to finally come to 1st world society standard. Hopefully this would be the frist step in creating equilty of all dominicans. It would also show the world that most dominicans are progressive to the rest of the world. So then the haitians have something less to talk about.
Written by: Danilo, 10 Dec 2013 2:32 AM
From: Dominican Republic, SDQ --- VIGILADOR.COM (Beta) - Vigilando nuestra Quisqueya
"So then the haitians have something less to talk about."

Even when they have nothing to talk about and criticize they'll just make up lies, so when you deal with Haiti its always a lose-lose situation
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