Elías Jaua is the new Foreign Minister
Public powers representatives and pro-government state governors showed up
The news was given by Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro during the session at the National Assembly where he submitted the Yearly Report for fiscal year 2012.
Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro appeared at the National Assembly (AN) on Tuesday to introduce the government report for 2012.
The session was led by Congress Speaker Diosdado Cabello. The president of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ), Luisa Estella Morales; Adelina González, the president of the Repubilcan Moral Council, and the president of the National Electoral Council, Tibisay Lucena, attended the event.
Let us start by looking at what appears to be a discrepancy in figures. According to official statistics, the number of Venezuelans contracting HIV/AIDS every year amounts to 11,699; and as per Ministry of Health figures 43,805 people receive free antiretroviral medications. But Jhonatan Rodríguez, the president of ONG StopVIH, claims that these figures date back to March 2012, and that they are quoted as current figures.