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.
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.