Venezuelan minister: economic moves seek financial sustainability
Venezuela's Planning and Finance Minister Jorge Giordani said that the official economic announcements made on Friday sought the rational and fair use of foreign exchange
In a brief statement, the minister added that the Government seeks the rational and fair use of US dollars. Giordani pointed out that the announced actions are systemic rather than individualized.
He said that the move also seek to make economically and financially feasible the plan of the homeland.
Giordani stressed that all government institutions are operating regularly and that technological platforms were modified to fit the changes.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
"Cocoa is to Venezuelans what wine is to the French," says Alejandro Prosperi, head of the Venezuelan Chamber of Cocoa, using this simile to express the paramount importance or the cocoa industry for the country. Often times heralded as "the best cocoa in the world," a passion for quality dating back to the sixteenth century has made Venezuelan cocoa growers to enjoy high prestige at international level and their product to be among the most sought-after in the world.