Celebration of the 85th Anniversary of the Dominican Red Cross


On August 15, Dr. Miguel Villarroel participated in the development of an extensive program of activities to commemorate the 85th Anniversary of the Dominican Red Cross in the city of Santo Domingo.

These events were chaired by the distinguished president of that institution, Dr. Ligia Leroux de Ramirez.

 The Dominican Red Cross received in Santo Domingo several Presidents of National Societies from different parts of the continent, among which we can name: Dr. Juan Cueva Ortega (President of the Ecuadorian Red Cross), Mrs. Annabella Folcar  ( President Guatemalan  Red Cross ); as well as Dr. Jean Pierre Guteau (Executive Director of the Haitian Red Cross) and Mr. Xavier Castellanos, Director for the Americas of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.