ESPACIO PUBLICITARIO
CARACAS, Wednesday November 28, 2012 | Update
 
|
share
|
HUMAN RIGHTS

Venezuela's Minister Varela: Afiuni's accounts are nothing but lies

"This lie, made up by Afiuni and her lawyer, aims at attacking INOF's inmates and workers," Venezuela's Minister of Penitentiary Services Iris Varela said when interviewed by state-owned radio station Alba Ciudad

EL UNIVERSAL
Wednesday November 28, 2012  12:38 PM
Venezuela's Minister of Penitentiary Services Iris Varela rejected claims over the alleged sexual abuse against Judge María Lourdes Afiuni, who was held in prison at the National Institute for Female Guidance (INOF).

"All the story she has written, all the things she told her lawyer, are nothing but a bunch of lies (...) She dared to say that the president himself (Hugo Chávez) was fully aware of such abuses," the minister remarked in response to Afiuni's claims about having been raped during her stay in INOF.

Afiuni's accounts on what she went through in prison are described by journalist Francisco Olivares in his book: Afiuni, la presa del comandante (Afiuni: The Pray of the Commander).

"This lie, made up by Afiuni and her lawyer, aims at attacking INOF's inmates and workers," Varela said while being interviewed by state-owned radio station Alba Ciudad, AVN cited.

Since 2009, Judge Afiuni has been held in prison for releasing on probation entrepreneur Eligio Cedeño, who faced corruption charges.

Translated by Jhean Cabrera
|
share
|
ADVERTISING SPACE
Dossier
What goes out of the La Yaguara industrial park

María Fernanda Astudillo is a store analyst for Alimentos Polar working at the company's facilities in La Yaguara. At only 23 years of age, she has made a career in that company where she has worked for the last six years. Now, besides her responsibilities, which include overseeing shipping/receiving and warehousing of goods, she is taking part in the roundtable discussions among the other companies operating in the La Yaguara industrial park, the Government and the workers exploring possible ways of coping with the order to expropriate the land.

 Ranking
  •  Read 
 
fotter clasificados.eluniversal.com Estampas
Alianzas
fotter clasificados.eluniversal.com Estampas
cerrar