HAVANA, Cuba.- Edgardo Ramirez, Venezuela’s ambassador to Havana, highlighted on Thursday that millions of Venezuelans have been benefited thanks to the social missions his country is boosting with the cooperation of the Cuban government.
In a meeting with the press in this capital, the diplomat pointed out that missions like Barrio adentro, Milagro and Sonrisa contribute to improve the quality of life and the health of Venezuelans.
He highlighted the national literacy teaching plans where the “Yes, I Can,” literacy teaching method was applied, by way of which over one million 500,000 Venezuelans learned how to read and write and illiteracy was eradicated.
Ramirez specified that the missions -25- cover areas like employment, housing, rural and agricultural development, culture, safety, scientific and technological development and food, among others.
He added that “A toda vida” is among the most important, which “has the objective of guaranteeing the country’s security and changing factors of structural, situational and institutional nature that could generate violence.