Dominican Republic: 2016 State Department Report

From the State Department's Annual Report on International Child Abduction:

The Dominican Republic demonstrated a pattern of noncompliance in 2015 because:

-The judicial authority regularly failed to implement and comply with the provisions of the Convention.

Cases that are appealed to higher courts have taken more than four years to be resolved. The one unresolved case in 2015 is unresolved because of judicial delays.

The Convention is in force between the United States and the Dominican Republic.

To improve the resolution of abduction cases in the Dominican Republic, the Department recommends that the United States:

-Promote training with judicial and administrative authorities on the effective handling of international parental child abduction cases;

-Through embassy public affairs and consular sections, promote the resolution of international parental child abduction cases with public diplomacy and outreach activities; and,

-Hold bilateral meetings with Dominican Republic officials to encourage the Dominican Republic to comply with its obligations under the Convention. 

The Dominican Republic's relevant stastics regarding Abduction and Access cases can be seen below:

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