US News Coronavirus: the curfew "will move the problem to other territories", denounces the Umih
New turn of the screw in Paris: Umih "extremely alarmed" by the closing of bars
© AFP The Union of Trades of Hotel Industries (Umih) said on Sunday that it was "extremely alarmed" for bars that risk being closed from next week, while expressing relief that restaurants remain open with a reinforced sanitary protocol. The Union des métiers des industries de l'hôtellerie (Umih) said on Sunday it was "extremely alarmed" for the bars that risk being closed from next week, while expressing its relief that the restaurants remain open with a reinforced health protocol.
After confinement, some French people will live under the curfew regime:announced , from Saturday evening. The Head of State took care to limit the application of this measure to the areas most affected by the coronavirus. A mistake, according to Thierry Grégoire, president of the seasonal branch of the Union of Trades and Hospitality Industries (Umih) and guest of Europe 1, Wednesday evening.
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For the union official, "the President of the Republic has just fractured French society" with a measure unequally applied according to the areas. "The curfew would have been totally acceptable and legitimate for all French people if it had been decreed throughout the country. One week before the All Saints' Day holidays, we will invite those who will be in the metropolises It will move the problem to other areas where there is no curfew. "
Curfew: hotels and restaurants denounce "a disguised closure"
© Copyright 2020, L'Obs "It is clear that this decision is equivalent to a re-closure of our establishments. "In a joint statement, professionals in the hotel and catering sector deplored Wednesday evening the curfew announced by Emmanuel Macron in several metropolises .
"Rather paradoxical decision"
This is what Thierry Grégoire calls "a phenomenon of nomadism": "When you are in Toulouse, you can go 10 km and you will no longer be in the metropolis of Toulouse. You can very well to go to dinner tomorrow in a restaurant which will not have the application of the curfew. "
The union official, who is already thinking about closing his five hotels employing 70 employees, regrets at the microphone of Europe 1 a "rather paradoxical decision": "We restrict the freedoms of each other, the French have made a lot of effort since March 17 and they are poorly rewarded for that. What was heard tonight was a national curfew. "
Virus: Europe tightens its arsenal of restrictions, more than 10,000 dead in Germany .
© Provided by Le Point Several countries of Europe of the East impose new restrictions on Saturday in the wake of the rest of the continent, where the Covid-19 epidemic has now killed more than 10,000 people in Germany and has infected more than a million in France . The restrictions have also caused clashes in Italy , in Naples, between the police and hundreds of young people protesting against the curfew decreed Friday evening in the region of this city.