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Juan Pablo Duarte is the Founding Father of the Dominican Republic, along with Francisco del Rosario Sanchez and Matías Ramon Mella. History gives these credit for the end to the Haitian occupation of the eastern portion of the island of Hispaniola and the founding of the Dominican Republic.

The Duarte Institute, located in the Colonial City, maintains and reinforces the ideas espoused by the founding father. Now the Duarte foundation is organizing a “Patriotic March” for Saturday, 6 August 2022 to draw attention to the worsening of the crisis in neighboring Haiti. The march is aimed at calling the attention of the United States, France and Canada and other developed countries to come to the aid of Haiti. The Dominican Republic is carrying a high cost given the collapse of public services and work in Haiti.

The march will start at the Parque Colón in the Colonial City...

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