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Montevideo, January 24th 2021 - 00:37 UTC

 

 

According to Maduro, extreme poverty in Venezuela reaches 4%; experts place it at 79.3%

Wednesday, January 13th 2021 - 18:40 UTC
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After greeting his cabinet, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday “we are back” to the legislative body that he did not attend in 4 years, a period in which the opposition-controlled the National Assembly. In a special session of a parliament now controlled by chavismo, Maduro offered his first annual message in four years. Among the figures he gave during his speech, the poverty indicators managed by the State standout: 4% of extreme poverty and 17% of “general” poverty. Read full article

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