Congress speaker: We hope Chávez gets back soon
Venezuelan Congress's Speaker Diosdado Cabello has informed that the reinforcement of the security measures to protect him and the vice-president were ordered by President Hugo Chávez
The Congress's speaker also disclosed that he would be travelling to Havana, Cuba, again this week. He underscored that the Government has "duly" informed about the president's health condition.
Referring to the alleged assassination plot against him and Vice-President Nicolás Maduro, Cabello stressed, "Our security was reinforced, even against our wills (...) but they (the actions) were taken upon the president's immediate orders."
"We will conduct the relevant investigation and get to any consequences. I hope we can get our hands on the culprit (...) there are some pieces of evidence, actions, and testimonies that prove what has been done," Cabello said.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
A group of some 60 Venezuelan economists from across the country and from different generations and backgrounds, has met regularly in the past couple of years and now has brought forth a document explaining the reasons of the current emergency and outlining specific proposals on how to address the serious economic crisis the country has plunged into over the last three years.