Santo Domingo.- Thousands of people took part this Saturday in the “March of Hope” called by the opposition Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) to protest against the deterioration of people’s living standards, according to the formation of the opposition. Three years of management by the current government.
The mobilization began around 3:00 pm at the corners of Duarte and Pedro Livio Cedeno avenues led by PLD presidential candidate Abel Martínez; Santo Domingo Este mayoral candidate, Luis Alberto Tejeda; Former President of the Republic, Danilo Medina and former Vice President Margarita Cedeno.
In their sights of returning to the presidency in the 2024 elections, protesters chanted slogans such as “Wait, it’s almost there” during their tour of the three electoral constituencies of the National District.
Carrying purple flags and carrying protest posters, they criticized the deterioration of public services, high cost of family basket, insecurity, crime, blackouts and poor sanitation, among other ills plaguing the country, according to the opposition.
Women who vouch for Abel’s wife will be honored
Nyhoni Reyes, wife of presidential candidate Abel Martinez, described the “March of Faith” as the best place chosen by the people to demand women’s rights and to consider their abilities in different sectors of society. .
He said this Saturday’s walk would go down in history because it was a sign of the determination of single mothers to go to work in peace with the PLD guaranteeing the safety of their children once the Baalists came to power. and Abel as head of the Dominican government.
They cleaned the streets
After finishing the march, brigades of PLD cleaned the roads along which the march traveled.