Dominicans are pacifically protesting for more transparency in the municipal elections that on February 16, 2020 were suspended in the middle of the event and now will be held on March 15, 2020.
This suspension was made by the Junta Central Electoral (JCE). The organism in charge of the elections and the cause was a «strange» fault in the electronic system.
«A lot of the things you see on media are not true»
Protests are concentrated in just a few points in Santo Domingo (Plaza de la Bandera) after 4PM, Santiago and other provinces. People are respecting the peace of this important event and by the moment no problem or injury has been reported.
You as a tourist have the right to ask your tour-operator, hotel or attraction if you have any doubt related to this subject. Your safety and mental peacefulness is important to us and you must enjoy our beautiful country the best possible way!
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