The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, asked his compatriots to remember 2021 that ends this Friday as “The year of democratic institutions” and “of the consolidation of social peace” in the country.
“We will have to remember this year 2021 as it is the year of democratic institutions, of the consolidation of social peace. I want to acknowledge the great work that all the powers of the State have done in this regard”, Said the president during his end-of-year message.
In this regard, he highlighted the installation of the new National Assembly (AN, Parliament), in which 92% of the seats are occupied by Chavistas, as the bulk of the opposition did not appear in the legislative elections.
This NA replaced the previous one, elected in 2015 and which had a large opposition majority.
Regarding the judiciary, he highlighted that “He advanced in very important and substantial reforms, necessary to guarantee that justice in the country is exercised with efficiency and quality.”
Finally, he highlighted that the National Electoral Council (CNE), also a public power in VenezuelaIt was renewed in May and is made up of three rectors with a pro-government profile and two opponents.
Of that CNE, he stressed that “It has given the world a new lesson in democracy, freedom and political sovereignty”, with the call for local and regional elections on November 21.
Finally and about the pandemic, he assured that Venezuela closes the “Year with good results”, since he has “Reached the vaccination goal of 90% with a lot of sacrifice”, although it did not specify if it refers to those who have received a single dose or both.