A paramilitary organization called “Los Pachenca”, which operates in the Santa Marta’s Sierra Nevada, Barranquilla, Riohacha, La Guajira and the Colombian northern coast, supplied weapons to the small group of deserters that participated in the failed armed incursion against Venezuela on May 3, denounced Sectorial Vice-president of Communication, Culture and Tourism Jorge Rodríguez.
The U.S. illegally imposed blockade against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela also includes a media blackout, denounced Thursday, May 21, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza.
Minister of People’s Power for Tourism and Foreign Trade Felix Plasencia held a working meeting Wednesday, May 20, with Nicaragua’s Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Yaosca Calderon in order to assess their countries’ bilateral relations, especially their experience in post COVID-19 management, and to fine-tune strategies and protocols that could be implemented in both countries.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Venezuela rose to 824 after authorities detected 75 new cases: 3 community transmissions, 5 international transmissions, 66 nationals returning from Colombia and 1 from Brazil, informed President Nicolás Maduro Wednesday, May 20, in a briefing at the Miraflores Presidential Palace.
Foreign Minister Arreaza requests U.S. Congress to determine responsibilities of Trump’s government in failed incursion against Venezuela
Venezuela’s Attorney General Tareck William Saab informed that his Office sent a letter to Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi where he offers information on the events related to “Operation Gideon” and the participation of U.S. nationals linked to the Donald Trump’s administration.
President Nicolás Maduro described as a “great victory” for Venezuela the recent virtual session of the UN Security Council, which discussed the failed armed incursion against the country on May 3.
Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the UN Samuel Moncada urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday, May 20, to determine the threat that the warmongering policies of the governments of Colombia and the United States of America represents to the peace of Venezuela and the region.
Minister of People’s Power for Health Carlos Alvarado participated at a virtual meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Contact Group, themed “United against COVID-19,” under the Pro Tempore Presidency of Azerbaijan.
President of National Constituent Assembly Diosdado Cabello holds meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov
President of National Constituent Assembly Diosdado Cabello held Thursday, May 21, a meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov.
The Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19), headed by Vice-president Delcy Rodríguez, held a meeting with representatives of the UN System and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) accredited to Venezuela in order to denounce the inaction of Colombian migration authorities on the border with Venezuela in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, a situation that promotes Venezuelans’ entry through informal border crossing points.
Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United Nations Samuel Moncada urged the UN Security Council Wednesday, May 20, to fulfill its duties and responsibilities under the UN Charter on maintaining international peace and security.
Minister of People’s Power for Tourism and Foreign Trade Féliz Plsencia held a meeting with Cuban Ambassador to Venezuela Dagoberto Rodriguez Barrera in the framework of the Cuba-Venezuela cooperation agreement.