Dominican Republic Overview Nations // Central America/Caribbean

OVERVIEW The Dominican Republic, surrounded by the Caribbean Sea on three sides, is bordered by Haiti to the west. To the east, the Dominican Republic is separated from Puerto Rico by the Mona Passage, a strait linking the Caribbean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean. The Dominican Republic had an extended history of civil turbulence and military involvement in politics. However, since 1966, the government has remained under civilian control. The Dominican government deployed up to...


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