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President-elect seen as continuation for Dominican Republicupdated: Wed May 23 2012 06:49:00

The election of Danilo Medina as president of the Dominican Republic signals a continuation of the policies that many experts say have helped the country grow during the past eight years.

Dominican rematch in presidential raceupdated: Sat May 19 2012 08:54:00

Dominicans will go to the polls Sunday to choose among six candidates for president, though it is really a two-horse race between political veterans.

Ousted Honduran president en route to Dominican Republicupdated: Wed Jan 27 2010 21:47:00

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has left his temporary home at the Brazilian Embassy in the capital, Tegucigalpa, and is en route to the Dominican Republic, local media reported Wednesday.

Zelaya to get safe passage to Dominican Republicupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 21:39:00

Ousted Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya will be granted safe passage to the Dominican Republic as a guest, resolving a diplomatic impasse that kept him trapped in Honduras, Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez said Wednesday.

O'Brien: Desperation abounds in the streets of Port-au-Princeupdated: Mon Jan 18 2010 01:00:00

Five days after the earthquake in Port-au-Prince, the fear of going back inside has subsided. But the plazas and the parks are still full.

Dominican leader keeps up crackdown on corruptionupdated: Tue Mar 03 2009 14:00:00

Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez continues to shuffle his top military commanders as he tries to make good on his recent promise to cleanse the government of corruption.

Dominican president wins 3rd termupdated: Sat May 17 2008 22:28:00

Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez, who led the island nation out of dire economic times, was re-elected to a third term on Saturday, according to election results.

Dominican leader sets sight on election winupdated: Sat May 17 2008 01:54:00

With more than 10 percent of the polling stations reporting their results late Friday, President Leonel Fernandez was leading the Dominican Republic's presidential election with more than 53 percent, an elections official said.

Dominican incumbent eyes legacy in bid for third term updated: Thu May 15 2008 14:32:00

As Dominicans prepare to vote Friday for president, polls indicate strong support for incumbent Leonel Fernandez who rescued a flagging economy over the last four years.

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