This Friday November 27, ninety-five Venezuelans returned to Venezuela from Guayaquil, Ecuador, as part of the Vuelta a la Patria program implemented by the Venezuelan government to bring back home Venezuelan migrants free of charge.
The Vice Minister of Air Transport attached to the Ministry of Transport, and President of Conviasa, Ramón Celestino Velásquez Araguayán, posted a video on his Twitter account showing the arrival of the Venezuelan nationals, and the attention they received from the health personnel.
#27Nov El puente aéreo garantiza el retorno seguro de 185 connacionales procedentes de Ecuador. Gracias al plan vuelta a la patria hoy estos venezolanos se reencuentran con sus familiares para gozar de la época más bonita del año. pic.twitter.com/JcgevvPHDG
— Ramón Celestino Velásquez Araguayán (@rvaraguayan) November 28, 2020
“The airlift guarantees the safe return of 185 nationals from Ecuador. Thanks to the Vuelta a la Patria program, today these Venezuelans are reunited with their relatives to enjoy the most beautiful time of the year,” declared Velásquez Araguayán.
— Cancillería Venezuela 🇻🇪 (@CancilleriaVE) November 28, 2020
To date Venezuela has carried out forty-three repatriation flights from Ecuador. This was the second during November from Guayaquil, explained the Venezuelan consul Fernando Bello.
Featured image: Photo courtesy of MPPRE.