Cuba and Venezuela sign new bilateral agreements
Cuba and Venezuela consolidated their strategic alliance on Tuesday, March 9th with the signing of new bilateral agreements, as part of the umbrella agreement; the Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement between the two countries.
The negotiations were led by Delcy Rodríguez, Vice-President of Venezuela and Ricardo Cabrisas, Vice-Prime Minister of Cuba, who, after the negotiations, signed the final act of the Commission. They also witnessed the signing by the respective ministers of an agreement on food and agriculture and another on the expansion and integral use of moringa, thitonia, moreira and others crops.
Venezuela denounces interference with plans of violence by Colombia
President Nicolás Maduro denounced the Colombian government’s intervention in plans of violence against Venezuela during the day of military exercises, the Supreme Commander Hugo Chavez Frias 2021′ Bolivarian Shield Exercises.
The President denounced plans made from Colombia to steal weapons from Venezuela. Maduro also pointed out that the Colombian government has tried to bribe more than 600 Venezuelan officials: “Every day they are looking for a traitor but they have not been able to (…). They want to corrupt the Venezuelan weapons system, nobody let their guard down!” the head of state warned.
Venezuela conducts Bolivarian Shield Military Exercises
The Bolivarian Armed Forces of Venezuela (FANB) conducted a series of military exercises called “Bolivarian Shield” Supreme Commander Hugo Chávez 2021 from the 5th to the 7th of March.
These activities included hostage rescue simulation and defense work in the interior of the country. The FANB carried out these tasks under the country’s civic-military doctrine to simulate situations of invasion or terrorism. The military exercises in Guárico State consisted of the development of anti-aircraft weapons. They also deepened the doctrine of civic- military unity with grassroots organizations.
President Nicolás Maduro guarantees nationwide vaccination
Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro has confirmed that despite the illegal sanctions suffered by the nation, all citizens will have their doses against the Covid-19 virus.
“Vaccines will arrive in Venezuela and the vaccination process will encompass the entire population…we continue to fight for the release of the 300 million dollars that the Bank of England has kept hostage, but with or without its release, the vaccines will reach the people”, stressed President Maduro.
The second batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccines arrives in Venezuela
An airplane with the second batch of 100,000 doses of Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus destined for Venezuela landed on Saturday at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía, La Guaira State.
The first 100,000 doses came on February 13th, in the first phase, destined for the medical personnel on the front line who care for patients infected with the virus. This process started on February 18th in several states of the country.
President Nicolás Maduro vaccinated against Coronavirus
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the first wife Cilia Flores were vaccinated last Saturday as part of the vaccination plan against Covid-19 with the Russian vaccine, Sputnik V.
The presidential couple received the dose of Sputnik V, after health personnel, who are on the front line of the fight against Covid-19, were inoculated with the first dose of the vaccine.
Venezuelan parliament orders the indictment of Guaidó
The National Assembly of Venezuela will order the appearance of former opposition deputy Juan Guaidó, as well as other persons from his political environment, in connection with an investigation into an alleged “corruption plot”.
The list includes 37 self-titled “diplomatic representatives” of the former head of parliament who are abroad, during the period which he proclaimed himself “interim president” of the South American country, as well as several lawyers who have served as advisers to the former deputy, such as Enrique Sánchez Falcón and Jose Ignacio Hernández.