“Portugal’s comrades, born in Portugal, are building in Carizal (30 kilometers south of Caracas) a replica of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima. It is beauty! (They are) a faithful people,” said the Vice-President of the Venezuelan United Socialist Party “Followers of Religions”.
Diosdado Cabello, who is considered the second most powerful man in Chavismo, after Nicolas Maduro, was speaking during the Nº 398 broadcast of his television program “Con el mazo giving”, which was broadcast on Venezuelan state television.
Cabello began by showing a color print of a news item, in Castilian, accompanied by a photo, of the moment President Nicolas Maduro (left), at the presidential palace in Miraflores, greets the new Portuguese ambassador to Venezuela, João Pedro Fins. do Lago, from which he will receive ‘Letters of Credit’.
The Venezuelan politician stressed that “the new Portuguese ambassador hands over credentials in Miraflores. To whom? To Nicolás Maduro Moros, constitutional president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.”
Diosdado Cabello also features a second news item that shows, on the left, the Regional Secretary for the Economy of Madeira, Rui Barreto, and the President of the Institute for Business Development (IDE), Duarte Freitas (right) visiting Venezuela.
“Furthermore, you say that (Roy) Barreto is leading a business mission to Venezuela, they are coming here. The comrades are from Portugal,” Capello said.
The Portuguese community, Carizal, in the Venezuelan state of Miranda, plans to open the largest local version of the sanctuary of Fatima, in Los Altos Mirandinos, about 30 kilometers south of Caracas, in October.
The construction project began on July 3, 2008, with the first stone being laid during the visit of the former President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Alberto João Jardim and the former Apostolic Ambassador to Venezuela, Giacinto Berluco.
Works started in August of the same year with a construction area of 22 thousand square meters.
On Tuesday, the Regional Secretary of the Economy of Madeira, Roy Barreto, began a visit to Venezuela, where, for eight days, he will establish contacts with local businessmen in Madeira, in an initiative in which the President of the Institute for Business Development (IDE) also participates.), Duarte Freitas.
This initiative promoted by IDE, with the support of the community through the ERDF to the internationalization of the regional economy, aims to strengthen business relations between regional and Venezuelan companies.
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