Government skips over Phase 3 and moves to Phase 4 with the reopening of the tourism industry


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Feb 20, 2019

It’s all about how to balance politics and the opening of the economy with health issues.

With the presidential campaign closing on 2 July, politics is at a peak. As Public Health Minister Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas says: “It is a reality.”

According to Public Health Minister Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas, the best that it can do is monitor how things go in the final days of the election and after the outcome is known, and then take actions “as is happening in the rest of the world.” In the meantime, it will now start to concentrate on kickstarting tourism activities.

The Ministry of Public Health announced the government is skipping Phase 3 of the reopening plan and moving ahead to Phase 4. Phase 3 had contemplated companies being allowed to reinstate 100% of their staff. Phase 4 authorizes the opening of the tourism industry. There are limitations. For instance, restaurants and...
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May 31, 2019
This reads as if they're only opening up stuff for the elections which my Dominican friends believe they're doing. We'll see soon.