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Venezuela and FAO evaluate mechanisms to strengthen production

The Venezuelan Government and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Monday, November 25th, evaluated various cooperation mechanisms, with the intention of promoting and strengthening production in the South American country.

The meeting was attended by the Minister for Planning, Ricardo Menéndez, by the Government chaired by Nicolás Maduro and Rolf Hackbart, representative of the FAO. For Menéndez, cooperation is also aimed at strengthening the statistical control of the country, which, he said, is essential to determine needs more precisely.

For his part, Hackbart said that currently the cooperation portfolio which they advance with the Venezuelan State is 13 million dollars, while confirming that they seek to expand for the benefit of the country’s development.

Venezuela defends the strengthening of diplomacy in Latin America in Latin American Conference

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela advocated this Tuesday, November 26, for the strengthening of diplomacy, multilateralism and cooperation in the region, during the First Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Latin-American Conference held in Andorra, this Monday and Tuesday .

In this regard, the Deputy Minister for Multilateral Issues of the Ministry of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Alexander Yánez, stressed the need to maintain permanent dialogue mechanisms and highlighted the Conference as “one of the few spaces” of convergence in Latin America along with Spain, Portugal and Andorra.

Venezuela considers the left wing to curb neoliberalism in the region

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, affirmed that the progressive and revolutionary processes represent a brake on neoliberalism imposed by the United States .

 “The left wing of Our America, subject to all kinds of media and political blackmail, understands and recognizes how important the resistance and courage of the people of Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution have been in times of difficulty. Together we are the brake on neoliberalism, ”said Arreaza. The foreign minister referred to the issue after the statement of the former Brazilian president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who, in the framework of the Seventh Congress of the Workers Party (PT), rejected the imperialist attacks in the region and sympathized with the Venezuelan head of state , Nicolás Maduro.

President Nicolás Maduro: We have the challenge of articulating youth organizations

The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, expressed in the framework of the International Congress of Youth and Students for Peace that in Colombia the people demand dignification of human rights.

The head of state reiterated that the Colombian people are tired of the conflict, as well as a yearning for social justice and dignification, “the people of Colombia are on the streets saying: No more Duque, no more Uribe, outside Duque, outside Uribe. Long live Colombia! “

Venezuelan Foreign Minister receives Red Cross delegation

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza received the head of the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the country, Laetitia Courtois., images of the meeting held between both parties were published on the Twitter account of the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry. “The willingness of the parties to advance cooperation programs in the areas of health, prison matters and water” was reiterated, according to the tweet.

Venezuela strengthens cooperation mechanisms with UNESCO

The Minister for Indigenous Peoples of Venezuela, Aloha Núñez, and the head of the Ministerial Portfolio for Culture, Ernesto Villegas, met with the Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco ), Audry Azoulay, in order to continue the strengthening of relations between the South American country and the international organization.

The event took place in Paris, the French capital, in the framework of the 40th session of the Unesco General Conference. In that instance, Núñez reiterated Venezuela’s commitment to the promotion, respect and guarantees of human rights, particularly in the areas of education, culture and science, in favor of the scope of the Sustainable Development Goals.

 Venezuela reaffirms its commitment to the reform of the UN Security Council

The diplomatic representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela before the United Nations Organization (UN), Daniela Rodríguez, reaffirmed the commitment of the Bolivarian Government to the reform of the UN Security Council, to consolidate an equitable representation and the increase of members of the body.

“Our country remains convinced of the imperative need to advance fully and effectively in this Security Council Reform process, within the framework of the group of government negotiations, as an essential element to guarantee the democratization of this highest body, as well as a greater representativeness and a renewed ability to respond to the challenges facing the international community today in matters of international peace and security, ”said the Venezuelan delegate.

Barrio Nuevo, Barrio Tricolor celebrates anniversary with Mi Casa Bonita at Christmas

Servers of the Great Mission Barrio Nuevo Barrio Tricolor (Gmbnbt), together with the families of the geographical scope of the Local Supply and Production Committees (CLAP) Hacienda Canaure of the Macarao parish in Caracas, celebrate the sixth anniversary of the social project and the implementation of the program Casa Bonita at Christmas.

Belkis Navarro, head of the CLAP Hacienda Canaure community, said: “In the community we have refurbished 162 houses with doors, windows and other materials that Barrio Tricolor has given us. We assemble the crews with women and men who paint, write, decorate and clean, so that this dream of the Supreme Commander Hugo Chavez is a reality,”he added.

School Feeding Program will benefit 4 million children

The Minister of the People’s Power for Food, M / G Carlos Leal Tellería, reported that 4 million children from primary and basic education will benefit from the delivery of Nutri Chicha through the School Feeding Program (PAE), “they resources have already been approved so that this nutritional supplement is not lacking for all children who are in school ”.

During the development of the Sovereign Field Fair in Cotiza, San José de Caracas parish, Telleria thanked the people’s organization Clap, The Bolivarian National Militia, the Ministry of the People’s Power for Food and the School Feeding Program for “The effort made to our president, Nicolás Maduro, for breaking the blockade and getting food to reach the Venezuelan people. ”