Theme: United in Purpose, Our Health, Our Heritage, Our Future
My Fellow Citizens, Residents and Visitors to this our Nature Isle,
My wife Clara and family join me in celebrating with you, and Dominicans around the world, the 43rd Anniversary of the attainment of our Independence. We do this with utmost sincerity and a spirit of hope and confidence in our future, despite the challenging and disruptive consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read the entire Independence Address 2021 (PDF, 363 KB).