BARAHONA. – Barahona province senator Eddy Mateo Vasquez announced Friday that a forum in October will evaluate the reasons behind the failure of the initiatives to develop tourism in the Southwest. “The forum is going to be a historical evaluation because the initiatives to motor Barahona’s tourism development of have failed.”
The legislator railed the Ministers of Tourism for despite their many promises of works for the city, they’ve not only haven’t fulfilled any, but haven’t began any either.
He cited Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia’s pledge to invest RD$120.0 million in the city’s Malecon, but have yet to see any effort to benefit the zone. “Also announced was a cableway from Santa Elena to Punta Inglesa beach and nothing has been fulfilled by the Minister of Tourism.”
The ruling PLD party lawmaker added that he regrets that some of those promises haven’t been kept despite having been made in this Administration, also of the PLD.