As a “sample” of the work and the fight for the care of Venezuelans given from the interim government and the National Assembly (NA), the President (e) of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, defined the acceptance of the donation of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) to fight the COVID-19 in the country, without it being stolen or conditioned to a party or political ideology.
“After three months, our administration managed to get the regime to accept the Pan American Health Organization’s donation to fight COVID-19, ensuring that it will not be politicized or stolen by Maduro’s regime. My first priority has always been and will always be to end the suffering of the Venezuelan people.”
He recalled that more than a year ago, the world watched with “dismay, disillusionment and anger” as the dictatorship refused to allow international donations of food and medicine into Venezuela, by land, sea and air to address the Complex Humanitarian Emergency that by then had seven million Venezuelans at risk.
Guaidó, the also re-elected President of the Parliament, informed that the donations came from resources that the government in charge and the NA managed to protect from the “kleptocracy that now inhabits Miraflores”.
He explained that the agreement guarantees that the funds will be used to save lives, and will be used to obtain much-needed health care supplies, such as: personal protective equipment, diagnostic test kits, and medical equipment needed to treat those infected by the virus.
“While this agreement is only to have PAHO’s cooperation in addressing the COVID-19 emergency, we will continue to fight for a real political solution to permanently end the suffering of the Venezuelan people. This solution will come through the implementation of a National Emergency Government without Maduro and with real humanitarian assistance, international funding and free and fair elections.”
He concluded by saying that the “next immediate step will be to make the Heroes of Health bonus effective.”