The People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, assured this Wednesday that the six ex-Citgo executives, detained in Venezuela since 2017, have fully guaranteed their human rights and protection measures against COVID-19.

Through his Twitter account @jaarreaza, the Foreign Minister shared photographs of the detainees in physical training activities and access to phone calls, and a video in which José Pereira, in company with the other five former executives, attests that the Conditions of detention “have been good”, as well as respect for human rights and food.

“While in the US hundreds of detainees have lost their lives due to COVID-19 contagion, in Venezuela we take measures to prevent it. The US intends to...

In the last 24 hours, 236 positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Venezuela, of which 159 correspond to community transmission, 72 are imported and 5 by international contact, reported the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro.

During a productive work day carried out in Fuerte Tiuna, he explained that of the 159 community cases, 67% (132) correspond to the Las Pulgas Market in...

On Wednesday, a virtual debate took place at the Human Rights Council in Geneva on the violations of African Americans’ human rights and violence against peaceful protests.

In this context, Permanente Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Jorge Valero gave a speech condemning this situation.

“The vicious murder of George Floyd has exposed the systematic racism and fascist...

Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza rejected the meddling statement issued on Tuesday, June 16, by “governments submissively cartelized by Washington to attack Venezuela” regarding recent political and institutional events in the Bolivarian country.

Referring to the statement issued by the so-called Lima Group, published by the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

On Tuesday, June 16, Minister of People’s Power Jorge Arreaza rejected the statement made by his Uruguayan counterpart Ernesto Talvi on the recent political and institutional events in Venezuela, and the statement issued by the so-called International Contact Group endorsed by Uruguay.

“Dear foreign minister, I think you are late for these events. Let me bring you up-to-date: For 3 years, the...

President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro rejected Tuesday, June 16, the European Union’s statement about the decisions recently made by Venezuela’s Supreme Court of Justice.

In this regard, the Venezuelan president urged the European Union to abandon its colonialist mindset and to worry about the difficulties caused by novel coronavirus, racism and the economic crisis in...

The People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, held a conversation on Monday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain, Arancha González, to whom he updated on the process of dialogue with the opposition, implicit in the appointment of the new authorities of the Electoral Power in Venezuela.

“I had a valuable conversation with the...

On Monday, June 15, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza accused Spain’s ABC newspaper, which he described as “old fake news with shameless sensationalism”, of being part of the factory of lies, defamation, deceit and slander that are manufactured by the international media to attack Venezuela.

In this regard, the foreign minister warned that Venezuela will take legal...

Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza rejected Monday, June 15, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s statement questioning the appointment of the new board of directors of the National Electoral Council (CNE) by the Supreme Court of Justice.

“The US rotten plutocracy restricts the Black & Latin vote, but they have the audacity of questioning the new Venezuelan...

COVID-19 cases in Venezuela rose to 2,978 after 74 new cases were detected: 4 cases due to community transmission and 70 imported cases (50 from Colombia, 9 from Brazil, and 11 cases due to contact with international travelers), informed Vice-president of Communication, Culture and Tourism Jorge Rodríguez.

At a briefing on coronavirus, he reported 1 death for a total of 25 nationwide.

At...

In the last 24 hours, Venezuela registered 25 new COVID-19 cases, 6 out of which are due to community transmission and 19 are imported cases, informed Saturday, June 13, President Nicolás Maduro at a meeting with the Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The new cases due to community transmission are located in the Capital District (2), and the states...