Among other news, Vice president Delcy Rodríguez met in Turkey with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov. Two days earlier, Delcy had assured: “You’ll never see us on the side of war” and even called for peace between Ukraine and Russia.
Among other news, The White House confirmed a meeting with Maduro’s regime in Caracas. Press secretary Jen Psaki said they discussed topics like energy security and the health of American prisoners.
Among other news, Maduro announced he’s increasing the minimum wage to half a petro. This chavista cyber currency is worth 252.65 bolivars, so the new minimum wage would be $28.97 at the current BCV rate ($4.36).
Among other news, Vladimir Putin and Maduro spoke about increasing their “strategic partnership” in a phone call. About the war in Ukraine, Maduro expressed his support for Russia.
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