Dominican Republic


Dominican Republic and Luis Abinader: An Overview

By Emilie Sweigart

This article is adapted from AQ’s the Summit of the Americas.

This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. A wealthy former businessman with some of the Americas’ highest approval ratings, Abinader ended the Dominican Liberation Party’s 16-year hold on the presidency when he was elected in 2020. The president has made an anti-corruption push, and authorities have investigated alleged corruption from members of the previous administration and from Abinader’s government. He has sought to improve regional relations by joining the Alliance...

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