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Venezuela denounces the grotesque coup d’etat against Evo Morales

The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry denounced the grotesque coup d’etat consummated in Bolivia against Evo Morales and the sovereignty of the Bolivian people. Through a statement, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry called on the international community not to remain impassive in the face of this outrage against democracy.

In the text, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry denounces that since the holding of the elections in Bolivia, an operation carried out by sectors of the political opposition, private media, the US embassy and the Organization of American States (OAS) began. The statement indicates that President Nicolás Maduro, the Venezuelan Government and the people accompany the Bolivian people in the current struggles for the defense of their sovereignty, their democracy and their right to live in peace.

National dialogue table agrees to increase electoral representation in Venezuela

The representative of the delegation of the Venezuelan Government before the national dialogue table, Francisco Ameliach, indicated that the parties involved unanimously agreed to increase the electoral representation. “The consensus of all the forces at the table was achieved to activate the legal mechanisms, go to the corresponding instances and increase the proportional representation, which is fundamental for the country’s democracy,” he said.

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Condemns Death of Children in Colombia

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza condemned the murder of children during a military operation promoted by the Colombian Army, denounced as a false positive.

“Atrocities continue to occur in Colombia, in an alleged bombing against the guerrillas, presented as a success by the government,” Arreaza said from his Twitter account. The statement refers to the complaint made by Colombian Senator Roy Barreras about the death of at least seven minors, a figure updated to eight by the Prosecutor’s Office.

Venezuela reiterates in the UN cessation of economic blockade against Cuba

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza reported that his country as a responsible member of the United Nations Organization (UN) voted in favor of the resolution that calls for an end to the economic and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba.

Arreaza said that unilateral coercive measures imposed on Cuba from every point of view is a criminal practice, a collective punishment that emanates from the pride of those who believe they own the world.

Venezuelan Foreign Minister rejects Lima Group statement

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza rejected the new statement issued by the Lima Group, following a meeting held in Brasilia, the Brazilian capital. Venezuelan authorities have repeatedly denounced the interference attitudes of their members: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay and Peru; ensuring that it seeks to violate democracy by promoting an unconstitutional exit from the current Administration.

Arreaza said that this meeting was a “waste of time”, as the representatives of the aforementioned nations ignore the reality of their respective peoples, such as mass protests in Chile and Honduras; the murder of leaders and social leaders in Colombia, popular discontent in Brazil, among others.

Afro-descendant peoples support unity of Latin American left wing

With the participation of more than 100 delegates from 47 nations, the International Afro-descendant Congress continues in Caracas, which has the motto “Cimarronaje against Imperialism”. The Ministry of the people’s Power for Education highlighted that Yvette Modestín, Panamanian delegate and current coordinator of the Network of Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women, said that “we come in solidarity with the Afro-Venezuelan people, with a message: Africa lives in us!”.

She also pointed out that the meaning of this meeting is “to create a collective agenda of what it is to be Afro and what the demands are in our countries,” and added that “we are cimarronas, we must be included in the conversation of what it is to be an Afro-descendant. in the world; build an international movement to connect more to the land of Africa and to raise the voice of Afrodescendence. ”

China and Venezuela sign agreement for the creation of the Chinese Books Center at the Simón Rodriguez Library

On Friday, November 8th, the public entities agreement between Venezuela and China was signed, for the creation of the Chinese Books Center at the Simón Rodríguez Public Library.

This joint signature between China International Book Trading Corporation and the Simón Rodríguez Library aims to strengthen ties of cultural cooperation, between Venezuela and China, which is the special guest of Filven 2019.

27 Doctors Graduate in Pedagogical Sciences thanks to the Cuba-Venezuela Agreement

The sector vice president for Social and Territorial Development, Aristóbulo Istúriz, presided over the graduation ceremony of 27 Doctors in Pedagogical Sciences of the Cuba-Venezuela Education Agreement, from the headquarters of the Ministry of the People’s  Power for Education.

In his speech, Istúriz said that “the first thing we have to do is greet the Cuban compatriots, deeply thank them for being able to maintain this work of relationship and brotherhood among the peoples; Chavez was an initiator in what relations between peoples meant and said that brotherhood, solidarity are fundamental among peoples, we are accustomed to an exclusively commercial relationship between peoples and Chavez unfolded that and imposed a new way of relating to us. ”

Tachirenses families release homes in the Lomas del Sol Urbanism

The Great Housing Mission Venezuela GMVV fulfills the dream of 60 families of the Lomas del Sol urbanism, San Juan Bautista parish, located in the San Cristóbal municipality of the Táchira state, to protect the Venezuelan people despite the siege imposed by the US empire.

With this delivery the Great Housing Mission Venezuela (GMVV), reached 2 million 894 thousand 234 decent homes, while The Great Mission Barrio Nuevo Barrio Tricolor (GMBNBT) has rehabilitated 1 million 347 thousand 916 homes and the National Institute of Urban Lands (INTU), reached 1 million 80 thousand 329 titles, said the Minister of the People’s Power for Habitat and Housing Ildemaro Villarroel.