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U.S. and Dominican authorities are investigating whether tainted alcohol can cases, the blame for the recent death.
Former President Bill Clinton arrived in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday on holiday and spend time with friends, the Caribbean nation stands and falls with the ongoing fallout from several recent tourist deaths and assaults on travellers.
Clinton seen arriving was to play in the Tortuga Bay hotel in Punta Cana, and golf, according to the Ministry of tourism. José Tomás Pérez, the Dominican Ambassador in the United States, welcomed him with an enthusiastic tweet.
“Welcome to Bill Clinton in the Dominican Republic. His presence is the best news for the Americans and the world about the safety and quality of our tourism,” he tweeted.
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The Clintons, including former Secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the couple’s daughter Chelsea, regularly guests in the country for several years, the Ministry said in a press release.
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“President Clinton is spending in the Dominican Republic, to time with friends. As I’m sure you are aware, he visited the country for decades,” Clinton spokesman Angel Urena said on Fox News.
Former President Bill Clinton, spends time with friends in the Dominican Republic.
(Dominican Republic Ministry Of Tourism )
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In the last few years, spent Clinton’s time, there are for the new year’s eve and Easter. Dominican officials, desperate attempt to rehabilitate the image of the country after several tourists have died under mysterious circumstances, while at the luxury resorts.
The State Department this week confirmed a 31-year-old Georgia man died of a “respiratory disease” in March.
He was the 11. to die American in the country this year, and the 14. since June 2018. Several members of the US-Americans died in the country, have given doubts about the accounts of Dominican officials, the of the deaths.
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Authorities to keep the tourists all died of natural causes.
The tourism Ministry has rolled out new efforts, travelers is safe, including the implementation of more hotel room inspections and the opening of an emergency-tourist-shelter.