24 players of the national soccer team denounced former coach Kenneth Zseremeta for sexual abuse, in addition to manipulation and threats.
Commercial activity between Venezuela and Colombia will restart today. Delcy said that the governments had a “shared but differentiated responsibility” in the matter.
The third currency denomination in 13 years takes place today, October 1st, 2021. Today's Daily Briefing has a brief explainer for you.
Venezuela reached new levels of poverty according to Encovi. 94.5% of the population is in poverty, out of which 76.6% live under extreme poverty. Only one-third of women are active in the economy, men make more money in all sectors, and in executive positions, the gap is 76%.
During the 2017 protests, David Vallenilla was murdered by sargeant Arli Cleiwi Méndez Terán. The action was recorded in several videos and photos. Méndez Terán was charged with murder but on Monday, he was absolved by Maduro’s justice system.
Maduro mentioned Saab on TV for the first time yesterday. He admitted he was in charge of the CLAP program (that was denied by Saab himself in 2017, when he also said that he didn’t know Maduro) and said that Saab had been “kidnapped and tortured in Cape Verde.
89% of labs in Venezuela aren’t working, said the president of the Federación de Colegios de Bioanalistas, Judith León. She also said that over 70% of bioanalysts in public institutions have resigned because of the poor conditions.
Banco de Venezuela once again failed to restore its online banking service. It's been five days since it went offline, and it's affecting 14 million users. Venezuela accumulates 35 consecutive quarters of decreasing economic activity. A senior citizen died while he was standing in line to get the vaccine at the Alba Caracas Hotel.
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