Deputies approve state of emergency for another 45 days


Santo Domingo, DR. The Chamber of Deputies approved this morning the extension of the state of national emergency for another 45 days, at the President of the Republic’s request, Luis Abinader. President Luis Abinader asked for the extension of the state of emergency to guarantee “the country’s economic reopening.” According to the resolution approved this morning by Dominican legislators, the new state of emergency will take effect this October 18. The piece will now go to the Senate of the Republic for its presentation and possible approval. Dominicans have been living under a state of emergency since March 18, when the Dominican Liberation Party was in power. The state of emergency governs the country to control the advance and effects of the coronavirus Covid-19, which has negatively impacted the country’s […]

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