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Image caption The election had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Voters in the Dominican Republic are choosing a new president on Sunday, in elections postponed from May due to the coronavirus pandemic. Opinion polls suggest Luis Abinader of the opposition Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) is the favourite to gain the most votes in the first round. To win outright, the top candidate has to receive more than 50% of the votes. Dominicans will also be choosing 190 members of the chamber of deputies and 32 senators. Opinion polls have consistently put Luis Abinader ahead of all other candidates. Luis Abinader Source: BBC Monitoring. Mr Abinader, whose family is of Lebanese descent, is a US-educated economist. Full story

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