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Venezuela prepares military protection for centers subject to attacks

Venezuela prepares military protection for centers subject to attacks

CARACAS, Nov. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The Strategic Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Ceofanb) is training its members for the protection to facilities of public services, which are targets of sabotage.According to Ceofanb commander Remigio Ceballos, the command began a phase of assessment and coordination to protect the public services system, particularly electricity and...

11 killed in clash between Venezuelan troops, armed group 

11 killed in clash between Venezuelan troops, armed group 

CARACAS, Sep. 12 (Press Shia) – A clash between Venezuelan army troops and an armed group left 11 people dead in Tumeremo, a town in southern Bolivar state, prosecutors said on Monday.The clash took place at 11:00 a.m. (1500 GMT) Sunday when the troops "were patrolling the area due to the presence of members of an armed organization," the Public Ministry said in a statement. The armed men...

Venezuelan truth commission to probe deadly protests

Venezuelan truth commission to probe deadly protests

CARACAS, Aug. 07 (Press Shia) – Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly (ANC) has created a Truth, Justice and Reparations Commission to investigate violent protests which have caused more than 100 deaths, President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday.The ANC, whose members were elected on July 30, convened for the first time on Saturday, aiming to identify those responsible for the deaths and to make...

Venezuela in peace during elections for constituent assembly

Venezuela in peace during elections for constituent assembly

CARACAS, Jul. 31 (Press Shia) – Venezuela Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino assured that the country is calm and orderly on this Sunday elections for the National Constituent Assembly (NCA), despite several flashpoints of violence that were put under control.Padrino said that 140,000 members of the security forces are deployed as part of Operation Republic to safeguard the right of Venezuelans...

More than 8 million voted in ANC election

More than 8 million voted in ANC election

CARACAS, Jul. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Venezuela's National Electoral Council said more than 8 million people voted to elect a new National Constituent Assembly (ANC) tasked to rewrite the constitution, with a 41.53-percent turnout rate.The turnout is far beyond the estimates by both the government's political opponents and independent experts. The opposition said they believed some 2 million...

Venezuelan armed forces to protect elections to constituent assembly

Venezuelan armed forces to protect elections to constituent assembly

CARACAS, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The head of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (CEO-FANB), General Remigio Ceballos, has stated that they will protect the Venezuelans democratic right to participate in the forthcoming July 30 elections.The FANB will guarantee the attendance of voters in the elections to elect 537 of the 545 members of the National...

Venezuela Calls for Broad National Discussion

Venezuela Calls for Broad National Discussion

CARACAS, May 10 (Press Shia Agency) – The call for a National Constituent Assembly seeks to open a discussion that breaks polarization, political conflict, while hosting a broad exchange to overcome the antagonisms prevailing in our society", said Elias Jaua in a press conference.Jaua chairs the Presidential Commission for the Constituent Assembly with the firm goal of reaching a basis for...

Venezuelan FM calls on extreme right to end violence

Venezuelan FM calls on extreme right to end violence

CARACAS, May 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, has called on the right-wing opposition to curb violent actions and join the debate that will be opened with the new National Constituent Assembly convened by President Nicolas Maduro.In a message broadcast today on her Twitter account, Rodriguez posted "there is no excuse for the opposition to miss the...

Venezuelan president repudiates opposition hate campaign

Venezuelan president repudiates opposition hate campaign

CARACAS, Feb. 01 (Press Shia) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro repudiates Tuesday the right-wing media and hate campaign against the government and the country's historical memory.During the inauguration ceremony of the new executive board of the state-owned corporation Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) in the presidential palace Miraflores, he stated that in the Bolivarian nation the truth...