This week, Electricity Minister Hector Navarro opened an investigation into irregular charging of customers by third parties inside the public electric company (and monopoly) CORPOELEC.
Was this decision the result of competent work in the ministry under his watch, following the “socialist efficiency” promoted by the comandante presidente?
Not at all. He was sent a suspicious electricity bill, charging him a huge fee and suddenly, the service was cut from his home. So, the minister is now acting in defense of the poor and badly treated customer, that happens by mere coincidence to be… himself.
Considering that my neighborhood had a two-hour blackout days ago (at night), the Minister’s public antics do not make me feel reassured.Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.