OAS observer mission arrives in Dominican Republic

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The Organization of American States (OAS) Electoral Observation Mission (EOM)for the Sunday, 5 July 2020 presidential and congressional elections arrived on Monday, 29 June in the Dominican Republic. The mission is made of more than 80 experts and observers of 18 nationalities. The head of the mission, former Chilean President Eduardo Frei, is monitoring the process from Santiago de Chile using virtual platforms.



According to a statement from the regional body, OAS Secretary for Strengthening Democracy Francisco Guerrero is leading the mission on the ground. The OAS explains that given the global health situation’s challenges, the EOM will combine experts and observers’ presence in the country with some of its specialists working remotely. The EOM will deploy a team of more than 70 people in the country, made up of OAS officials, specialists in electoral organization and technology, and international...
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