Compatriots return to the country after receiving mistreatment in Brazil

This Friday, another 147 Venezuelans return to our country as part of the Vuelta a la Patria program, an initiative of President Nicolás Maduro, which provided the means for a new group of nationals, including 111 Warao indigenous people, to travel from the Roraima state in the Federative Republic of Brazil to venezuelan territory.

The operation is being coordinated from the city of Boa Vista between the Foreign Ministry of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB), the Bolivar State Governor and Brazilian authorities. The transport is carried out on four buses that will go to Pacaraima in Brazil, and then continue to the city of Puerto Ordaz, where local authorities will manage the attentions and the transfer of citizens to the cities of origin.

Testimonies offered by venezuelans José Hernández, José Martínez and Nicolás Martínez to the venezuelan diplomatic authorities report mistreatment form the personnel that manages the shelters, from the police authorities and the Brazilian army. “We could not leave the coat to get air, go out to the sidewalk in front, we were asphyxiated,” Martinez said. “We could not talk because they kicked us to the ground”, Hernandez said.

According to the experiences reported by the compatriots, the reality is very different from what they expected, the alternatives were “living in the street, in a square” or under a regime applied in the coats in which respect for humanity is gone.

This Thursday another group of 185 venezuelans also returned to Venezuela from Brazil under the protection of the Vuelta a la Patria program, in which 89 nationals returned from the Republic of Peru, on August 28. Embassy

“We must understand that the Homeland is our best home”

This Thursday, the radio program “Human Rights in Revolution”, conducted by Larry Davoe, through Radio Miraflores 95.9 FM, was attended by Eulalia Tabares, Director of Consular Relations of the Ministry of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs (Mppre), who spoke extensively about the 89 compatriots who returned to Venezuelan land after having gone through all kinds of harassment in Peru. In this sense, Tabares reported that in April there was already a spontaneous approach on the part of Venezuelans to the Venezuelan Consulate in Peru. “There were around 40 people who voluntarily requested their repatriation.” In the same way Tabares said that among the Venezuelans who returned, there are elderly people and entire families who left everything to go after that dream or that mirage.

One of the topics addressed in this interview was the importance of reflecting on the psychological consequences of the treatment that these Venezuelans received in the Inca nation.

For example, there are “two cases of mental illness, which were just detonated by the depression that generates them being alone there, without help, exploited, without conditions, without whom offered them a helping hand,” said the Director of Consular Relations.

The official also explained that among the 89 nationals who returned to the country, there were 26 boys and girls who during their stay in Peru received a treatment of xenophobic character in the schools, where they studied.

Tabares stressed that “we, the Revolution, respect human mobility as a fundamental right, but this must be exercised responsibly, it must be exercised with knowledge”.

In this order of ideas, said that from the state agencies are working so that when they decide to emigrate they can do so in the safest way possible.

“The message is for those who are thinking about emigrating, we must understand that the Homeland is our best home,” concluded Eulalia Tabares.

It is worth to say that the Return to the Homeland Plan gave its first fruits on Monday, August 27, when the Bolivarian Government contributed to the voluntary return of 89 Venezuelans from Peru who had crossed our borders in response to false promises, lies from the centers of power and the media war against our country.

Brazil recognizes that the economic blockade prevents the payment of 40 million dollars to Venezuela

The government of the Federative Republic of Brazil admitted that due to the economic blockade by the United States and the European Union against Venezuela, they have not been able to pay 40 million dollars in concept of foreign debt to the National Electric Corporation (Corpoelec, by its initials in Spanish), a Venezuelan state-owned company that supplies energy to the border state of Roraima.

President Maduro signs energy cooperation agreements with Trinidad and Tobago

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago have ratified their willingness to strengthen their bilateral relations by signing energy agreements last Saturday during a meeting held in Caracas between President Nicolas Maduro and the Prime Minister Keith Rowley. From the Miraflores presidential palace both parties signed the term sheet for the drafting of the gas export contract from Venezuela to the insular country; through such contract the binational energy integration shall be consolidated, based on the principles of reciprocity, solidarity, complementarity and respect for sovereignty. Apart from this document, the parties signed a Joint Declaration strengthening the brotherly and cooperation bonds that have historically guided both nations, allowing the continuity of policies that contribute to the well-being of both peoples.

Diplomatic Missions start the delivery of Passports to Venezuelans residing abroad

A total of 32 embassies and consulates have received passports of Venezuelan citizens residing abroad; such documents were sent through 93 diplomatic pouches jointly by the Identification and Immigration Administrative Service (SAIME, for its Spanish acronym) and the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations (MPPRE, for its Spanish acronym), entities that work to ensure and strengthen the identification processes of citizens residing abroad.

African countries express their strong support to Venezuela and the economic plan

The Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, received on Wednesday the visit of eight African diplomatic representatives who have expressed the willingness of their governments to coordinate efforts with the South American country, in the field of the Economic Recovery, Growth and Prosperity Program, which entered into force on August 20th.

Foreign Ministry receives cartographic material as contributions for the defense of the Esequibo territory

The Foreign Ministry of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela received a set of cartographic materials, which provide valuable information for the nation, given the territorial controversy facing Venezuela with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, this was reported by the Vice-minister for Latin America of the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations, Alexander Yánez.

Venezuela informs the International Court of Justice that it will not participate in a procedure promoted by Guyana

This Monday, from The Hague, the Netherlands, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, informed the International Court of Justice (ICJ), that it will not participate in the judicial process that the Cooperative Republic of Guyana intends to begin, concerning the controversy territorial on the Guiana Esequiba.

Interactive dialogue on “The UN global and comprehensive approach towards peace”

Mr. President, Throughout history, peace has been one of the most sublime aspirations of our peoples. In the case of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, it is one of the values set forth in the National Constitution which created our Democratic and Social Rule of Law and Justice State, based on the recognition of the leading role of the Venezuelan people, the respect for its sovereignty and inalienable right to self-determination. In addition, our Homeland has historically fostered the establishment of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Peace Zone, through cooperation, complementarity and solidarity between nations, based on the mutual respect and defense of the rules of international law, including the principle of self-determination of peoples and non-interference in the internal affairs of States.