In a video conference held Saturday, June 13, Vice-president of Communication, Culture and Tourism Jorge Rodríguez informed the diplomatic corps accredited to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuelan about the recent appointment of the new main and alternate rectors of the National Electoral Council (CNE).

This appointment took place after the Supreme Court of Justice declared an unconstitutional omission committed by the National Assembly in contempt to appoint the members of the electoral body.

The video conference was attended by all the ambassadors accredited to Venezuela, including the European Union. Ambassadors of South Africa, China, Mexico, Russia, and Cuba attended the meeting in person.

“Yesterday’s ruling issued by the...

Vice-president Delcy Rodríguez informed Friday, June 12, that Venezuela’s health authorities detected 65 new COVID-19 cases for a total of 2,879 cases in the country.

At a briefing, Rodríguez explained that out of these new cases, 6 are due to community transmissions located in the Capital District (2), and the states of Trujillo (2) and Miranda (2).

The Venezuelan vice-president also...

COVID-19 cases in Venezuela rose to 2,814 after authorities registered 40 new imported cases from Brazil and Colombia and 36 community transmissions, informed President Nicolás Maduro ar a briefing.

“Today we have to report 40 new imported cases from Brazil and Colombia, and we have 36 community transmissions. I want to draw your attention here. Out of these 36 cases, 34 are from the hotspot of...

Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza debunked a statement made by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) that ensures UK ambassador informed the Bolivarian Government, during a visit to the country, about the “Venezuela Reconstruction Unit,” created by the FCO.

“The United Kingdom lies. They never mentioned a Venezuelan Reconstruction Unit, nor would we have allowed...

As a special guest, the Spanish journalist and historian Ignacio Ramonet, specified that in the face of the post-pandemic economic challenges imposed by COVID-19, it is necessary for the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to re-promote the food sovereignty project and strengthen alliances in terms of health services.

This during the telematic ALBA-TCP conference on post-pandemic...

During his speech at the High Level Conference: Post Pandemic Economy at ALBA-TCP held on June 10, Vijay Prashad, director of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, set out a 10-point agenda for the developing world after COVID- 19.

Among the first points, Prashad highlighted the need for a plan for structural transformation of the system, an alternative to the new world economic...

President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro proposed a Joint Council gathering foreign and economy ministers of the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) to materialize the proposals made at the economic virtual conference held on June 10.

“The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America has...

In her speech at the High-Level Conference: Post-pandemic Economy in ALBA-TCP, Alicia Bárcena, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), strongly rejected the economic “sanctions” imposed by the U.S. on Venezuela and Cuba, two member countries of ALBA-TCP, a bloc whose 16th anniversary falls in December.

“We salute the ALBA-TCP long life because...

In the context of the world and regional propagation of COVID-19, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro opened on Wednesday, June 10, the High-Level Conference: Post-pandemic Economy in ALBA-TCP to determine the economic weakness and strength of member countries after the sanitary crisis caused by coronavirus.

The heads of State and Government of the Bolivarian...

COVID-9 cases in Venezuela rose to 2,632 after 159 new cases were reported by Vice-president of Communication, Culture and Tourism Jorge Rodriguez in a briefing held at the Miraflores Presidential Palace.

Rodriguez explained that 158 of these new cases are international transmissions, 147 imported from Colombia and 2 from Ecuador, and 9 contacts with international travelers. Likewise, he...

The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, lamented the unexpected death of the President of the Republic of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, and expressed his condolences to all the people of this sister African nation.

“We express our condolences to the people of the Republic of Burundi for the regrettable and unexpected physical departure of its president, Pierre...