More than 340,000 Venezuelans repatriated with Plan Vuelta a la Patria | News


The Government of Venezuela reported that more than 340,000 nationals have been repatriated through the Plan Vuelta a la Patria, which is implemented by the authorities of the South American country at the initiative of President Nicolás Maduro.


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“340,761 Venezuelans have returned to the country through the Plan Vuelta a la Patria,” reported the Vice Minister for Latin America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rander Peña, in statements to state media.

“This plan is virtuous; It is a set of actions articulated by the Venezuelan State, which is led by President Nicolás Maduro Moros”, highlighted the vice chancellor regarding the program for the return to the country of fellow citizens who are in other nations.

The official revealed that in Peru there are more than 62,000 nationals who have expressed their desire to return to the country, while specifying that “at least 200 calls a day” are received by Venezuelan embassies.

The National Assembly of Venezuela has addressed the need to create a law to protect Venezuelan migrants abroad, against manifestations of xenophobia and violation of human rights, for example in Chile and Peru.

Local media highlight that in Latin America alone there are more than 3,700,000 citizens of Venezuela who decided to emigrate, of which 1,800,000 are in Colombia.

The head of state, Nicolás Maduro, has highlighted for his part that “Venezuela is the only country in the world that has a free return to the homeland plan.”

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