The reaction of the Nicolas Maduro regime after the United States granted temporary protected status to Venezuelan immigrants
The Venezuelan government called on the United States on Monday.Total lift“Spontaneous” sanctions on the Caribbean Provide immigration protection of temporary protected status (DBS, in English) to approximately 320,000 citizens of the South American nation.
“The coherent thing is that the next phase of the new administration of the United States Total lift Arbitrary sanctions that create pain and suffering for the Venezuelan people at the behest of the United Nations, ”the Venezuelan foreign minister wrote on Twitter. George Areza.
The Venezuelan foreign minister responded to the message in Spanish from another official account of the US State Department, announcing that he would appoint Venezuela to the TPS. “Due to the unusual and temporary conditions in Venezuela, the country is prevented from returning safely”.
A few hours ago, two officials from the US presidential government, Joe Biden, Issued this announcement in a call with the press, in which they described it This action is valid for 18 months, however it can be extended, And they can only benefit Today, the existing Venezuelan people in the United States until March 8, 2021.
DBS is an immigration program created in 1990 The United States grants extraordinary permits to immigrants Countries of countries affected by armed conflicts, natural disasters, epidemics or other conditions do not safely return to their native countries.
The move officially comes into effect on Tuesday, the official government gazette where the laws, regulations and public notices will be circulated when it is published in the Federal Register.
As for its release, this Tuesday, There will be 180 days for interested Venezuelan people To qualify for this program.
Areza responded to the Colombian president on the same social network, Evan DukeCongratulating Pita on “granting temporary protection status to thousands,” he said, “the Venezuelan brothers in their country are fleeing the hunger and rubbish of Nicolas Maduro’s dictatorship.”
The Venezuelan Foreign Minister described the news as “Everything is hypocrisy and ridicule”.
“It encourages the siege and suffering of the Venezuelan people, refuses to vaccinate immigrants, and supports violent plans in its territory to attack Venezuela. Ivan Duke wants the world to believe that he is a gentle and supportive little lamb,” he wrote of the Moroccan president’s frequent criticisms. .
(With information from EFE)