Emergency of prison infrastructure extended to three months
Minister Iris Varela reported that most of the inmates leaving Uribana will be taken to Yaracuy jail
Varela also reported that most of the inmates leaving Uribana will be taken to nearby Yaracuy.
She promised free transport for inmates' relatives from Lara state to the new prisons.
Varela is positive that her ministry actions show that government authorities are ready and determined to "bury the chapter of violence in the penitentiary system."
The minister briefed on nationwide sports activities from February. "We fight idleness with sports." She added that the purpose is to make the initiative of an international nature.
Around 1.5 million Venezuelans have decided to emigrate in search of a better future for their families. The figure accounts to between 4% and 6% of the overall population. Approximately 88% of these expatriates have made up their mind to emigrate over the last 15 years.