Venezuela will provide advice to the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic in the management of water resources in the context of integration policies, solidarity and complementarity, official sources said today.
It is estimated that this year the program will help more than 100,000 families in 25 states plus the District of Columbia, including members of more than 240 Native American communities and more than 200 homeless shelters.
The recently formed Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) met last weekend with the European Union (EU) for a Business Summit, before holding its own annual summit over Sunday and Monday.
The controversy surrounding Venezuela’s constitution and the delaying of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s swearing-in became a point of contention at a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington yesterday.
Today the Venezuelan government announced that President Hugo Chavez will be unable to swear-in on the stipulated date of 10 January, but could do so at a later date. A large rally has been called for the day of the 10th in support of the president, while the opposition has warned it could create “anarchy”.
The Venezuelan government has responded to opposition and private media accusations that it is being “mysterious” regarding information on Chavez’s health situation, and has called such statements as well as rumours being spread on social networks “psychological warfare”.
This year Venezuelan security forces have confiscated a total of 45.084 tonnes of drugs nationwide the minister for justice and internal affairs Nestor Reverol informed as he presented the National Anti-drug Office's (ONA) end of year report.
The Venezuelan government expressed outrage at U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday for calling Hugo Chavez's policies "authoritarian" at such a "delicate moment," with the Venezuelan president recovering from a difficult cancer surgery.
Venezuela has abolished entrance visas for Palestinian visitors among a set of new agreements with the Middle Eastern country. Meanwhile, Venezuela president Hugo Chavez returned from Cuba this morning after receiving complimentary medical treatment.
One of Venezuela’s most celebrated traditions was granted Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity status by the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) on Wednesday during a committee meeting of the international body in Paris.
Venezuela’s recent entry into the South American trading block Mercosur has opened new opportunities for the country’s private and public sector firms, including alliances with multinational firms such as Samsung and Renault for export to the region.