When Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez set a countywide curfew after Saturday’s protests, he tied the reopening of the beaches to the lifting of the curfew. Reported Miami Herald.

But the beaches, which have been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic and were supposed to open Monday, would be open during daylight hours. The curfew was modified Wednesday to run from midnight until 6 a.m. in Miami-Dade.

Is this a punitive punishment for protesting, some might wonder? No, not at all, says Patricia Abril, communications director for the office of the mayor.

Read More at Miami Herald: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article243232266.html

Why are Miami-Dade beaches that were to open still closed and tied to the curfew?
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