Ivan Simonovis resigned to the position he held from 2019 as the caretaker government’s Security and Intelligence Commissioner. The Venezuelan Electoral Observatory expressed its concern for the calendar provided by the CNE to hold an election in 25 weeks. Venezuela has only applied 230,000 doses of the vaccine, a rate of 0.8 doses per 100 inhabitants.
Juan Guaidó proposed an agreement between the caretaker government, the Assembly elected in 2015, the political parties in the unitary platform and chavismo, with mediation by the international community. The agreement would entail holding free elections, entrance of humanitarian aid and COVID-19 vaccines.
Carlos Ocariz proposed on Monday a process to legitimize all the opposition leaders in order to strengthen the opposition coalition. Roberto Picón assured his role is to obtain the necessary conditions for an election and “recover Venezuelans’ right to choose”.
At least 86 healthcare workers died in April. Venezuelan minors who are on their own, without their parents or legal guardians in Colombia will be able to obtain the Colombian TPS. The oil activity and the impact of the pandemic made the Venezuelan economy contract by 33.7% during the first quarter of the year.
The new National Electoral Council (CNE) authorities started working yesterday. Abraham Edgardo Ortega, former PDVSA executive director of financial planning was sentenced to two years and four months in prison, after admitting that he accepted over 12 million dollars in bribes
There were 74 violations of freedom of expression during the first four months of the year. Maduro’s Culture minister, Ernesto Villegas, excused his previous story about the murder of Juan Pablo Pernalete in 2017. flood destroyed a Venezuelan and Haitian refugee camp in Manaos, Brazil.
Tarek William Saab reported he’s opening investigations against several people from the entertainment industry. The fact that political persecution is being used as a consequence of an agenda that needs more institutionality is very serious.
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