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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

The Dominican Republic is a representative democracy whose national powers are divided among independent executive, legislative, and judicial branches.

The president appoints the cabinet, executes laws passed by the legislative branch, and is commander in chief of the armed forces. The president and vice president run for office on the same ticket and are elected by direct vote for four-year terms.
CURRENT GOVERNMENT
President Fernandez, Reyna, Leonel
Vice Pres. Fernandez, Mirabal, Jaime David
Sec. of State for Agriculture Romero, Amilcar
Sec. of State for the Armed Forces Florentino, Manuel de Jesus, Maj. Gen.
Sec. of State for Education, Fine Arts, & Public Worship Amada, Melo de Cardona, Ligia
Sec. of State for Finance Toribio, Daniel
Sec. of State for Foreign Relations Latorre, Rodriguez, Eduardo
Sec. of State for Industry & Commerce Bonetti, Luis Manuel
Sec. of State for Interior & Police Botello, Norge
Sec. of State for Judicial Reform Blanco Fernandez, Ramon Andres
Sec. of State for Labor Alburquerque, de Castro, Rafael
Sec. of State for the Presidency German, Alejandrina
Sec. of State Without Portfolio Cadet, Lidio
Sec. of State Without Portfolio Collado, Rafael Augusto
Sec. of State Without Portfolio Serrule, Julian
Sec. of State for Public Health & Social Welfare Guzman, Altagracia
Sec. of State for Public Works & Communications Pena, Diandino
Sec. of State for Sports, Physical Education, & Recreation Marichal, Juan
Sec. of State for Tourism Jimenez, Felix
Attorney General Toribio, Cesar Pina
Governor, Central Bank Valdez, Albizu, Hector
Ambassador to the US Saladin-Selin, Roberto
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Aguiar, Cristina