Colombian Immigration, the Arauquita mayorship and HRW estimate that over 3,000 people have fled from Venezuela since Sunday, displaced by violence and repression; FAO and the World Food Programme warned on Tuesday that food insecurity in Venezuela will significantly increase during 2021; the IACHR will hold hearings to receive cases on criminalizing human rights activists in Venezuela and the situation of migrants during the pandemic.
At least 600 Venezuelan citizens arrived in Colombian town Arauquita, fleeing the recent combat and attacks in Apure; After the UN decided to temporarily suspend the cash transfer programs after harassment against NGOs in Venezuela; CENDAS estimated that a five-person household would need 446 minimum wages to buy the basic food basket.
“Fuel in Venezuela isn’t a matter of production, it’s a political strategy”; FEDENAGA president Armando Chacín warned about the low operative levels of the milk and cattle sectors; Violating their own decree on labor immovability, at least 800 workers of the National Assembly have been fired by Jorge Rodríguez, said Juan Carlos García, leader of the Assembly Guild.
The Venezuelan Confederation of Industries reported that 87% of companies didn’t grow at all during 2020; 372 senior citizens died violent deaths in Venezuela in 2020; Domingo Vivas González, a 51-year-old Venezuelan migrant, died after crossing the Bolivia-Chile border on foot.
The Human Rights and Citizen Commission counted 19 femicides in Bolívar during 2020 and over 28,000 cases of gender violence; Daniela Figueredo Salazar was detained and murdered at Polizamora cells in Miranda, by a Polizamora officer who allegedly abused her.
On Monday, there was a meeting with the Commerce Minister, SUDEBAN, private and public banks, and big commercial chains. Authorities decided to forbid companies to issue their vouchers to give change in dollars
"They offer everything to Venezuelans, what guarantees are left for Colombians?” Claudia López, Mayor of Bogotá
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet presented the second oral update on the human rights situation in Venezuela; Maduro’s Foreign minister, Jorge Arreaza, issued a communique warning that he’ll have to revise the relationship with the High Commissioner’s Office; Claudia López makes xenophobic comments about Venezuelan migrants, again.
Most members of the UN Security Council expressed their concern for the Venezuelan situation and the regime’s attacks on dissidents; Deputy to the 2015 Assembly José Manuel Olivares warned that 71% of ICUs in Venezuela are collapsed with COVID-19 cases.
Tal Cual obtained National Institute of Land documents where it’s revealed that Maduro’s regime has been giving out thousands of acres of productive land to private citizens and foreigners; NGO Médicos Unidos de Venezuela reported five new deaths in the country on Tuesday, for a total of 354 deaths in the healthcare sector.
Maduro had a boring event for Women’s Day on mandatory broadcast, but he only complimented two men: his predecessor and himself; Reporters Without Borders named Venezuela one of the most dangerous countries in the world for female reporters
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