US President Joe Biden praised the Dominican Republic for efforts to fight corruption. The remark was part of his keynote address at the Summit for Democracy 2023.
On Wednesday, 29 March 2023, the Summit for Democracy’s five co-hosts — the United States, Costa Rica, Netherlands, Republic of Korea, and Zambia — kicked off the summit, with each co-host leader hosting a live, fully virtual, thematic, leader-level plenary session.
US President Biden’s address was titled: United States: Advancing Technology for Democracy.
In his remarks, President Biden said that the Dominican Republic has modernized its legislation against corruption.
Diario Libre observes that President Biden could be referring to the passing of the Extinction of Domain Law during the Abinader administration. The newspaper also highlights the prosecuting of government officers for corruption...