President Abinader honors Minerva Mirabal correcting a 60-year wrong


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Feb 20, 2019

President Luis Abinader traveled on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 to San José de Conuco, in the municipality of Salcedo, to commemorate the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women at the Mirabal Sisters Museum. The day was established by the United Nations in honor of the efforts of the Dominican sisters.

“Let us work to build a country and a world in which it is no longer necessary to give our lives for freedom. And where we work in unity of purpose to achieve the necessary cultural transformation so that violence against women is no longer justified,” he urged.

He used the occasion to right a more than 60 year wrong. When at the Museum, President Luis Abinader delivered the exequatur that posthumously authorizes Maria Argentina (Minerva) Mirabal to practice law in the Dominican Republic. Despite being an honors student at the University of...

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