Déconfinement : why the reopening of the border turns the puzzle

Déconfinement : why the reopening of the border turns the puzzle

International tourism

Italy has announced the reopening of its borders for the June 3, next, not without supervision. Is it that it is not a question of an early return to normal ? It is a symbol, in any case, because it is the country hardest hit by the pandemic in Europe. The Italian government has decided to hear the demands of the tourism sector affected, representing more than 10 points of GDP.

At the same time, there are movements to the contrary. Spain limit entry into its territory, and imposes a quarantine on the entry of travellers. The United Kingdom change and could be implemented soon, “a quarantine for people entering the country by plane”.

Quarantines are they going to survive as long as you will not find a vaccine ? “It is quite likely, writes François Lenglet. The quarantines will be more or less strict depending on the country.” This is a new failure to harmonize decisions, especially in the Schengen area. In Japan and Hong Kong, we are waiting for the outcome of the test at the airport. Other States are innovating. New Zealand and Australia have agreed to create a “bubble tourism,” without Covid-19 between their two countries.

The end of globalization ?

The restrictions, if they are sustainable, do they not challenge globalisation ? Marcel Gauchet, a philosopher, declares in The Express that globalization as a state of fact technical, mentalitaire and policy will not move.

Globalization will not go away. But the trend is the same : the boundaries for the passengers, to the capital, rates for the property, everything has changed. A movement was already underway before the crisis. The role of new technologies is also ambiguous : communication, but also monitoring.

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