Cabinet of the Dominican Republic

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The Cabinet of the Dominican Republic is chosen by the President of the Republic and can be removed by the president at any time. The cabinet ministers were known as Secretaries of State until 26 January 2010 with the proclamation of the new Constitution.

Current Cabinet[edit]

Danilo Medina won the election in the elections on 16 May 2012. Some members of the previous cabinet were reconfirmed in their same positions.

These are the current ministers of the cabinet:

Portfolio Office Incumbent Image in Office since
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Ministry of the Presidency
Minister of the Presidency Gustavo Montalvo 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Armed Forces
Minister of Armed Forces Lieutenant general, E.N William Munoz Delgado 16 August 2014
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Foreign Affairs Andres Navarro 15 September 2014
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Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development
Minister of Economy, Planning and Development Juan Temístocles Montás Temistoclesmontas.jpg 16 August 2004
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Attorney General
Attorney General Francisco Domínguez Brito 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Interior and Police
Minister of Interior and Police José Ramón Fadul 28 February 2011
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Ministry of Finance
Minister of Finance Simón Lizardo 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Education
Minister of Education Carlos Amarante Baret 28 February 2011
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Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance
Minister of Public Health and Social Assistance Altagracia Guzman Marcelino 10 October 2014
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Ministry of Public Works and Communications
Minister of Public Works and Communications Gonzalo Castillo 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Gabriel Esteban Guzman Polanco 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Minister of Industry and Commerce José Del Castillo Saviñón 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Agriculture
Minister of Agriculture Angel Estevez 16 August 2014
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Ministry of Tourism
Minister of Tourism Francisco J. García 16 August 2008
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Ministry Administrative of the Presidency
Minister Administrative of the Presidency José Ramón Peralta 16 August 2012
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Ministry of High Education, Science and Technology
Minister of High Education, Science and Technology Ligia Amada Melo 16 August 2004
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Ministry of Labour
Minister of Labour Maritza Hernández 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation
Minister of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation Jaime David Fernández Mirabal 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Public Administration
Minister of Public Administration Ramón Ventura Camejo 16 August 2007
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Ministry of Culture
Minister of Culture José Antonio Rodríguez 16 August 2012
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Ministry of Women
Minister of Women Oscar Mendoza, Jr. 16 August 2010
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Ministry of Youth
Minister of Youth Cristian Ivan Guzman 16 August 2011

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Presidencia de la República Dominicana (Spanish)