This morning in Washington DC
At 8:30am today Monday, October 1st, the 20th edition of the Dominican Week was inaugurated in the United States with the hoisting of the national flag at the Dominican Embassy in Washington DC.
Ambassador Anibal De Castro and American Chamber of Commerce- Dominican Republic (Amcham-DR) president Julio Virgilio Brache, the event’s chief organizer, headed a ceremony with the participation of members of the delegation which participates this year, Dominican embassy officials and other guests.
The activities of the Dominican Week in the U.S. will continue through Friday, October 5, including New York City as the main setting for their activities, starting Wednesday, the 3rd.
Business leaders, officials, professionals, academicians and people with interest in closer ties with the United States in areas such as economy, trade, political arena, energy, education and culture, among other areas, form part of the delegation.
Dominican Republic Live, from DT 01.10.12, 5.15pm