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
In the framework of the Vuelta a la Patria program promoted by President Nicolás Maduro, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela facilitated the return to the country of 185 venezuelans from the Federative Republic of Brazil.
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.
The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, headed by President Nicolas Maduro, through the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry managed the return of 89 Venezuelans who requested the President, by their own choice, to return to the country from the Republic of Peru.