Nicaragua: Businessmen Support Border Closure

After the first case of covid-19 was reported in the country, the private sector is asking authorities to close the borders partially or completely and to have people entering the nation examined and quarantined if necessary.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Jose Adan Aguerri, president of the Superior Council of Private Enterprise (COSEP), explained that among the measures taken by the companies for this emergency is the creation of a critical department so that the companies that the staff is working in three different places in case any of them is affected, have guns to measure the temperature of customers who come to the company and not allow them to enter with fever.

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Mario Arana, president of Amcham, told that health procedures should be speeded up so that "... the market is supplied and the entry of products that will allow the country to maintain inventories is speeded up."

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