Venezuela: Successful Anti-Drug Fight in 2011

1 Caracas, Dec 28. -Venezuelan authorities seized 4.47 million doses of different drugs in 2011, as a result of the National Anti-Drug Plan carried out by the government, an official source said.Minister of Interior and Justice Tareck El Aissami made the announcement when reviewing the work done in 2011 by the National Anti-Drug Office.Of that total, 2.44 million doses were

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Eleven Countries Confirm Attendance to FITVEN 2011

3 Caracas, Oct 21. -Venezuelan authorities reported Thursday that 11 countries have confirmed participation in the International Tourism Fair in Venezuela (FITVEN 2011), scheduled from October 22 to 25 on Margarita Island, in the state of Nueva Esparta.According to David Pinto, a Venezuelan Tourism Ministry official on Margarita Island, the countries that confirmed attendance are: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia,

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Venezuela Dismantled 17 Laboratories in Anti-Drug Operation

5 Caracas, Sep 8. -This year, Venezuelan authorities have dismantled 17 laboratories for the illicit processing of drugs, located in border areas, said Minister of Interior and Justice, Tarek El Aissami, from Maracaibo, Zulia state.In presenting a closing balance of Operation Sierra 23, 2011 Aissami told the press that the work undertaken since last January resulted in the seizure of

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