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Dominican Republic
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Location  Central America and the Caribbean
Capital  Santo Domingo
Area  48,670 sq km
Population  10,298,756
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  • Dominican Republic ranked 16th in the world on how effectively children can access the justice system to defend their rights, according to a research report released on 15 February 2016 by Children Rights International Network (CRIN).[1]

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  • Dominican Republic became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), an organization commenced to deal with the rules of trade between nations, on 9 March 1995.[2]

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  • Dominican Republic won their maiden World Baseball Classic (WBC) title on 19 March 2013 defeating Caribbean neighbors Puerto Rico 3-0 in the final.

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  • The Dominican Republic and China established diplomatic relations on 1 May 2018, expected to bring huge opportunities for the development of the Caribbean nation.

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  • The UN General Assembly on 8 June 2018 elected Dominican Republic as a non-permanent member to the UN Security Council to serve during 2019-2020.[3]

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  • Dominican Republic and other thirty-seven countries met internationally-set hunger eradication targets set for 2015 to halve the percentage of hungry people well ahead of time, the United Nations food agency revealed on 12 June 2013.[4]

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  • Dominican Republic and Haiti on 10 July 2014 signed a new trade agreement aimed at easing import-export between the two countries according to the international standards.[5]

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  • Vasquez Hernandez candida of Dominican Republic won gold in Women's 48 kg Weightlifting event at the 2015 Pan American Games.[6]

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  • Ana Villanueva Dominican Republic won gold in Women's 50kg Karate event at the 2015 Pan American Games.[7]

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  • Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic stormed to victory in the Olympic men's 400m hurdles on 6 August 2012. Felix became the oldest athlete to win a race of 400 meters or less at the Olympics at the age of 34.[8]

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  • An international team of scientists, including researchers from Dominican Republic, has discovered a species of monkey fossil dated to be more than 1 million years old. The fossil belonging to the species of extinct monkey Antillothrix bernensis was discovered in an underwater cave in Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic, as detailed in the Journal of Human Evolution on 29 August 2015.[9]

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  • Rainier Mallol of Dominican Republic, the co-founder and President of AIME, an epidemiology company that has developed a tool to predict major disease outbreaks by using artificial intelligence, epidemiological expertise and data analytics, was recognized as one of the 2016 UN Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • China inaugurated the Chinese Embassy in the Dominican Republic on 21 September 2018 almost five months after the two nations established diplomatic relations.

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  • Dominican Republic was admitted as a member of the United Nations (UN) on 24 October 1945.[10]

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  • Mariasela Álvarez from the Dominican Republic won the 32nd Miss World pageant at the age of 22. It was held on 18 November 1982 in the Royal Albert Hall, London. Álvarez was the first Dominican woman to win the Miss World contest.[11]

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