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Cabinet of the Dominican Republic

 

Cabinet of the Dominican Republic

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

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

Ministry of the Presidency
Minister of the Presidency Gustavo Montalvo 16 August 2012

Ministry of Armed Forces
Minister of Armed Forces Lieutenant general, E.N William Munoz Deglado 16 August 2014

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Foreign Affairs Andres Navarro 15 September 2014

Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development
Minister of Economy, Planning and Development Juan Temístocles Montás 16 August 2004

Attorney General
Attorney General Francisco Domínguez Brito 16 August 2012

Ministry of Interior and Police
Minister of Interior and Police José Ramón Fadul 28 February 2011

Ministry of Finance
Minister of Finance Simón Lizardo 16 August 2012

Ministry of Education
Minister of Education Carlos Amarante Baret 28 February 2011

Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance
Minister of Public Health and Social Assistance Altagracia Guzman Marcelino 10 October 2014

Ministry of Public Works and Communications
Minister of Public Works and Communications Gonzalo Castillo 16 August 2012

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Bautista Rojas Gómez 16 August 2012

Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Minister of Industry and Commerce José Del Castillo Saviñón 16 August 2012

Ministry of Agriculture
Minister of Agriculture Angel Estevez 16 August 2014

Ministry of Tourism
Minister of Tourism Francisco J. García 16 August 2008

Ministry Administrative of the Presidency
Minister Administrative of the Presidency José Ramón Peralta 16 August 2012

Ministry of High Education, Science and Technology
Minister of High Education, Science and Technology Ligia Amada Melo 16 August 2004

Ministry of Labour
Minister of Labour Maritza Hernández 16 August 2012

Ministry of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation
Minister of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation Jaime David Fernández Mirabal 16 August 2012

Ministry of Public Administration
Minister of Public Administration Ramón Ventura Camejo 16 August 2007

Ministry of Culture
Minister of Culture José Antonio Rodríguez 16 August 2012

Ministry of Women
Minister of Women Oscar Antonio Mendoza, Jr. 16 August 2010

Ministry of Youth
Minister of Youth Cristian Ivan Guzman 16 August 2011

See also

References

Presidencia de la República Dominicana (Spanish)

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