iciHaiti – Dajabón : Evaluation of the health protocol for the reopening of the binational market
Friday, the Haitian and Dominican authorities as well as representatives of the European Community and the authorities of the border town of Ounaminthe, met at the fortress of Beller, in Dajabón (northwest of the Dominican Republic) to carry out the assessment measures of the sanitary protocol with a view to reopening the binational market and reactivating trade between the two countries. A reopening demanded by Haitian and Dominican traders who have seen their commercial activities considerably limited due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Participants agreed on the need to boost business activity in the region, while maintaining strict compliance with health regulations to prevent the spread of Covid-19. They advocated for the mandatory use of a mask, the maintenance of social distancing, frequent hand washing and the use of disinfectant alcohol, in addition to strengthening checks on people and goods towards both. Nations of the island.