Hipólito Mejía biography

Hipólito Mejía

Politician

1941 –

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Who is Hipólito Mejía?

Rafael Hipólito Mejía Domínguez is a Dominican politician who served as President of the Dominican Republic from 2000 to 2004.

During his government the country was affected by one of the worst economic crises, generated by the bankruptcy of three major commercial banks in the country, which resulted in high inflation, high country risk rating, currency devaluation and increasing local poverty.

In the presidential election of 2004, he ran for a second term as the candidate of the Dominican Revolutionary Party but he was defeated by Leonel Fernández from the Dominican Liberation Party.

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Born
Feb 22, 1941
Gurabo, Dominican Republic
Also known as
  • Hipolito Mejia
Religion
  • Catholicism
Profession
Education
  • North Carolina State University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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