It will be for another 30 days. Almost 500 people have already died from the virus in the country and there are almost 60,000 infections.
Venezuelan authorities announced their decision to extend 30 days suspension of air operations in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has already left about 60,000 infections and 477 deaths.
The National Institute of Civil Aeronautics (Inac) stated in a statement that the measure has been adopted “in compliance with the guidelines of the National Executive, in the interest of continue to guarantee the safety of the Venezuelan people and providing support during the current contingency in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. “
“Are exempt operations in a state of emergency, cargo and mail flights, technical landings, humanitarian flights, repatriation or flights authorized by Nations and cargo and commercial overflights, “he explained.
It also stated that “as a preventive measure against the virus, the passengers of the aforementioned operations must comply with the social quarantine collective under strict supervision of the State, as well as submitting to the corresponding medical evaluations “.
INAC has also emphasized that “excepted flights must have a pre-authorization by the Venezuelan Aeronautical Authority, health and migration authorities.”
“Let us continue to help with the combat implemented by the national Executive against COVID-19, taking the necessary measures to counter this pandemic, complying with the preventive regulations issued by the Bolivarian Government, with the support of the Ministry of Popular Power for Transportation”, he pointed.
In addition, the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of Venezuela (TSJ) confirmed the constitutionality of Decree 4,275 of August 30, 2020, which declares a state of exception and economic emergency, which allows to annul any act of the National Assembly while in contempt.
Likewise, it considers the acts of the National Assembly to repeal Decree 4,275 to be unconstitutional and absolutely null and void of any validity and legal effectiveness.
In addition, the Constitutional Chamber recalls that its sentences have character and effects ‘erga omnes’, including for all the organs of the National Public Power.
The National Assembly is controlled by the opposition and its president, Juan Guaidó, has proclaimed himself president in charge of Venezuela after denouncing fraud in the last re-election of the president, Nicolás Maduro.
Source: Europa Press