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21 Jan 2020 | 03:07 AM UTC

Dominican Republic: Pension reform protest scheduled in Santo Domingo January 23

Groups to protest for pension reforms in Santo Domingo on January 23; transportation disruptions likely

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Event

Several Dominican labor unions have called for a protest in Santo Domingo on Thursday, January 23, to call for reforms to the national pension system. Participants are scheduled to gather at the business center Torre Empresarial and will later proceed to the National Congress. The time of the gathering was not immediately clear.

Associated transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence is to be expected in the vicinity of the march.  

Advice

Individuals in Santo Domingo are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence, and obey instructions issued by the local authorities.