On January 4, the population of the department of Sucre, Bolivia, suffered a hailstorm and intense rains that left several people dead, injured, and missing, and caused serious material damage. In solidarity with this situation, Venezuela sent 700 kilograms of humanitarian aid to those affected.
“In this way, within the framework of ALBA, Venezuela, under the principle of solidarity, has brought 700 kilograms of humanitarian aid for the brother people of Chuquisaca, for the brother people of Bolivia,” said the Venezuelan ambassador to Bolivia, Alexander Yánez.
Agradecemos al pueblo de #Venezuela y al hermano presidente @NicolasMaduro, que a través de su Embajada, enviaron ayuda humanitaria para #Sucre, tras la tormenta que ha causado pérdidas humanas y materiales. Esta es la solidaridad de nuestros pueblos. pic.twitter.com/8zdVPwldA5
— Luis Arce Catacora (Lucho Arce) (@LuchoXBolivia) January 7, 2021
The diplomat expressed, through a video broadcast on the social media network of the President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, the message of solidarity and help that the Government of the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, gave.
The delivery was made through the Venezuelan airline Conviasa , which continues to fly to and from the Andean nation. It should also be noted that this airline has provided internal assistance in terms of logistics and the transfer of refugees.
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