Caracas, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelans woke up today with an increase of 30 percent of the minimum wage decreed by President Nicolás Maduro to protect the people from the economic war.
The initiative is part of the happy Christmas plan and will have an impact on pensions, the food bonus and the extra salary that workers receive by the end of the year.
He indicated that it will benefit teachers, doctors, firemen, police and military, among other public administration workers.
He also reported on an increase in the monthly allocations of the Home Cards of the Homeland and the Chamba Juvenil Plan, the latter to benefit young Venezuelans with low incomes.
The Venezuelan president also announced a special Christmas bonus for four million Venezuelan families enrolled in the Carnet de la Patria system.
As part of the program, 16 million toys will be delivered for Venezuelan children, starting from December 1, through the Local Supply and Production Committees (Clap), he asserted.
In the same way, he announced that this week the new 100 thousand bolivars bill will come into circulation to complete the process of expanding the Venezuelan monetary cone.
‘We will overcome the economic difficulties in freedom and we will wait the New Year eve with total victory,’ said the president, who later started the Christmas celebrations in Venezuela, together with a group of children.