Francisco Antonio (Tony) Peña Guaba and Gloria Reyes to head welfare agencies in Abinader government


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Feb 20, 2019

President-elect Luis Abinader named Ramón Antonio (Tony) Peña Guaba the coordinator of the Presidential Social Policies Cabinet (GCPS), the inter-institutional commission. He will replace Vice President Margarita Cedeño. The department has a budget of RD$20.4 billion for 2020. A professional politician, Peña Guaba is the son of former Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD) leader. He is a former secretary general of the PRD. He left that party with dissidents that formed the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM). Peña Guaba is credited with having been who suggested the logo for the PRM, a circle with a “like” thumb. As reported, he returned to the PRD when he was not named secretary general at the PRM, when a restructuring of the party was carried out. He would later again return to the PRM in time for the final months of the Abinader presidential campaign.

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