Der Zaun soll ab Beginn dieses Jahres innerhalb von zwei Jahren fertiggestellt werden und über Bewegungs- und Infrarotsensoren sowie Kameras mit Gesichtserkennung verfügen, was laut dem dominikanischen Außenminister, Roberto Álvarez, etwa 100 Millionen US-Dollar kosten werde.
Ein wichtiges Wahlversprechen ist eine Finanzreform, um ausländische Investitionen zu erleichtern. Außenpolitisch möchte er die Dominikanische Republik noch enger an die USA binden. US-Außenminister Mike Pompeo war Gast bei der Vereidigungszeremonie Abinaders.
POMPEO’S TIGHT AGENDA
Likewise, he will hold a meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister, of which the issues to be discussed have not transcended.
This Sunday, August 16, will be the third time, after the dictatorship of Rafael Leonidas Trujillo, that a Secretary of State of the United States attends the inauguration of a Dominican president. This action sends a direct message of the expectation about the fundamental issues that the United States has with the government that Luis Abinader will lead as of August 16.
The North American authorities are interested in halting the decline of its hegemony as a political and commercial partner of the Dominican Republic and in solidifying relations between the two countries, which were affected by the foreign policy developed by the outgoing president, Danilo Medina.
Dominican Republic’s nationwide municipal elections were suspended on Sunday due to a glitch in the electronic voting system, Central Electoral Board (JCE) announced, adding that they will convene a new date promptly.
„Between Feb. 6 and 10, several military transport aircraft have been flying to the Rafael Miranda Airport in Puerto Rico; the San Isidro Air Base in the Dominican Republic and other Caribbean Islands that have a strategic location, most certainly without the knowledge of the governments of those nations,“ Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Affair (Minrex), stated and added that „these flights took off from U.S. military facilities from where Special Operation Troops and U.S. Marine Corps units operate.“