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06 Aug 2019 | 11:55 AM UTC

Dominican Republic: Anti-corruption strike scheduled in San Francisco de Macoris August 7

Dominican Republic News Alert

Residents schedule anti-government protest in San Francisco de Macoris August 7; transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/6/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/8/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Santo_Domingo). COUNTRY/REGION San Francisco de Macorís


The Social and Popular Movement of San Francisco de Macoris has scheduled a city-wide strike to protest government corruption on Wednesday, August 7. The strike is to last 24 hours and will be accompanied by protests and mobilizations throughout the municipality.

Details on precise meeting points and times were not immediately available, though should be expected throughout San Francisco de Macoris.

Associated transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are expected in the vicinity of the protests.  


Individuals San Francisco de Macoris are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, and anticipate localized transportation and business disruptions, and a heightened security presence near all protest sites.


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