Venezuelan socialist congressman Diosado Cabello has urged journalists to release further names of those involved in the ground-breaking global corruption scandal known as the “Panama Papers”, accusing the country’s right-wing opposition of illicit dealings.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday the creation of the National Productive Corporation as part of new socialist enterprise system aimed at coordinating efforts among existing state, communal, and mixed firms.
Venezuelan authorities arrested 55 employees of the Abastos Bicentenario state supermarket chain Monday in the initial phase of a new anti-corruption operation aimed at the government-run food distribution network.
Three top officials in key Venezuelan state food corporations have been arrested for embezzling millions of bolivars after it emerged that they had been illegally selling subsidised goods to private sector restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets for huge personal profit.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has revealed that members of the FANB (the Bolivarian National Armed Forces) currently working in public administration positions will be required to leave their posts and return to military lines.