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.
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.