Nicolas Maduro has just announced the exit of the Interior, Justice and Peace Minister Miguel Rodríguez Torres and asked him to take a break.
Defense Minister Cármen Meléndez will assume Rodriguez Torres’ post while the head of the Armed Forces’ Strategic Opreational Command (CEO) Vladimir Padrino López will take the Defense Ministry job.
Question: If this was all about taking a break, why changing the post and not settling instead for a leave of absence, leaving the Vice-Minister in charge for a few days or weeks? Here’s the video:Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.