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President Maduro signs energy cooperation agreements with Trinidad and Tobago

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago have ratified their willingness to strengthen their bilateral relations by signing energy agreements last Saturday during a meeting held in Caracas between President Nicolas Maduro and the Prime Minister Keith Rowley.

From the Miraflores presidential palace both parties signed the term sheet for the drafting of the gas export contract from Venezuela to the insular country; through such contract the binational energy integration shall be consolidated, based on the principles of reciprocity, solidarity, complementarity and respect for sovereignty.

Apart from this document, the parties signed a Joint Declaration strengthening the brotherly and cooperation bonds that have historically guided both nations, allowing the continuity of policies that contribute to the well-being of both peoples.

Foreign Ministry receives cartographic material as contributions for the defense of the Esequibo territory

The Foreign Ministry of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela received a set of cartographic materials, which provide valuable information for the nation, given the territorial controversy facing Venezuela with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, this was reported by the Vice-minister for Latin America of the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations, Alexander Yánez.

Venezuela denounces before the UNHCR the international campaign that seeks to justify an intervention

The Executive Vice President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, and the Minister of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, held a meeting on Friday with the new representative of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ), Matthew Crentsil, during which the negative international matrix on Venezuelan migrants was proven.

Speaking to the press at the end of the meeting – which was also attended by the coordinator of the United Nations system in Caracas, Peter Grohmann, and the Deputy Minister for Multilateral Issues, Felix Plasencia – the Venezuelan Vice President denounced a “perverse” plan orchestrated from the United States to attack the South American country and justify an intervention.

She emphasized, in this context, that the Bolivarian Republic continues to occupy the second place in South America in terms of reception of migrants and at the same time constitutes the second country with the lowest flow of migrants in the region, according to the numbers from the International Organization for Migration.

“Colombia leads by far the number of internally displaced persons in the world (…) and is the country with the largest number of migrants in South America,” said the official, referring to the more than five million Colombians living in Venezuela.

After contrasting the migratory flow between Caracas and Bogotá, Vice President Rodríguez also denounced the construction of an international matrix that seeks to justify the intervention of Venezuela, under the pretext of “humanitarian crisis”.

“What there is against Venezuela is a great operation that responds to the policy of the Pentagon of the United States of America (…) There is no such situation of humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and we will not tire of saying and denouncing it. Venezuelans are in charge of Venezuela” she added, dismissing the international campaign on Venezuelan migrants.

Consequences of the coercive measures imposed by Washington

In her statements to the media, the Vice President of Venezuela also cited the consequences of the unilateral coercive measures imposed by the United States Government against the oil country.

“They promote hyperinflation and shortages to affect our people through economic war,” he specified.

In this regard, she stressed that this issue should be addressed by both, the Secretary General of the United Nations and the multilateral system of the UN.

The Venezuelan side also denounced in the meeting the harassment to which Venezuelan migrants have been subjected in countries of the region, whose numbers she urged to sincere, in addition to the pressures to declare themselves as refugees before the UNHCR.

Brazil recognizes that the economic blockade prevents the payment of 40 million dollars to Venezuela

The government of the Federative Republic of Brazil admitted that due to the economic blockade by the United States and the European Union against Venezuela, they have not been able to pay 40 million dollars in concept of foreign debt to the National Electric Corporation (Corpoelec, by its initials in Spanish), a Venezuelan state-owned company that supplies energy to the border state of Roraima.

Diplomatic Missions start the delivery of Passports to Venezuelans residing abroad

A total of 32 embassies and consulates have received passports of Venezuelan citizens residing abroad; such documents were sent through 93 diplomatic pouches jointly by the Identification and Immigration Administrative Service (SAIME, for its Spanish acronym) and the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations (MPPRE, for its Spanish acronym), entities that work to ensure and strengthen the identification processes of citizens residing abroad.

Compatriots return to the country after receiving mistreatment in Brazil

This Friday, another 147 Venezuelans return to our country as part of the Vuelta a la Patria program, an initiative of President Nicolás Maduro, which provided the means for a new group of nationals, including 111 Warao indigenous people, to travel from the Roraima state in the Federative Republic of Brazil to venezuelan territory.

The operation is being coordinated from the city of Boa Vista between the Foreign Ministry of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB), the Bolivar State Governor and Brazilian authorities. The transport is carried out on four buses that will go to Pacaraima in Brazil, and then continue to the city of Puerto Ordaz, where local authorities will manage the attentions and the transfer of citizens to the cities of origin.

Testimonies offered by venezuelans José Hernández, José Martínez and Nicolás Martínez to the venezuelan diplomatic authorities report mistreatment form the personnel that manages the shelters, from the police authorities and the Brazilian army. “We could not leave the coat to get air, go out to the sidewalk in front, we were asphyxiated,” Martinez said. “We could not talk because they kicked us to the ground”, Hernandez said.

According to the experiences reported by the compatriots, the reality is very different from what they expected, the alternatives were “living in the street, in a square” or under a regime applied in the coats in which respect for humanity is gone.

This Thursday another group of 185 venezuelans also returned to Venezuela from Brazil under the protection of the Vuelta a la Patria program, in which 89 nationals returned from the Republic of Peru, on August 28. Embassy

African countries express their strong support to Venezuela and the economic plan

The Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, received on Wednesday the visit of eight African diplomatic representatives who have expressed the willingness of their governments to coordinate efforts with the South American country, in the field of the Economic Recovery, Growth and Prosperity Program, which entered into force on August 20th.

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