The dollar price in Venezuela it remained above the barrier of 4 million sovereign bolivars this Friday, amid protests by teachers in rejection of the restart of classes in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The exchange rate was quoted at 4,090,341.52 bolivars per dollar in the parallel or informal market, according to data from the platform. DolarToday.
The teaching union in Venezuela protested this Thursday in the center of Caracas to reject the resumption of face-to-face classes and demand a “serious and responsible” statement on the number of vaccinated teachers and the status of the schools throughout the country.
During the concentration, on the outskirts of the Ministry of Education, active and retired teachers raised the impossibility of returning to the classroom, as agreed by the national government, due to the salary conditions of the union and that biosafety in schools is not guaranteed Venezuelan.
The president of the Capital District Teachers Union, Edgar Machado, told Efe that he questions the figures offered by the Minister of Education, Yelitza Santaella, who assured this Wednesday that only 14% of teachers and administrative and worker personnel remain to be vaccinated. of the Venezuelan educational system.
Machado assured that, according to data from the educational union, the number of vaccinated is “well below” that announced by Minister Santaella.
With information from EFE
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