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
The El Perú police station, in El Callao municipality, south of Bolívar state, south Venezuela, came under sustained fire with more than 100 bullets smacking into its walls. According to police records, a gang of 15 gunmen identified as members of the so-called "mining unions" arrived on motorbikes in the evening of August 23 and began opening fire on the police station. They intended to get back a belt pack containing guns, bullets and memory storage devices.