The Presidential Commissioner for the Government Center, Leopoldo López, supported on Wednesday the struggle of teachers in Venezuela for decent salaries and quality education.
“Today, our professors and teachers went out to take the streets for the second time in a peaceful and forceful way to demand their rights, in the midst of the crisis generated by the Maduro dictatorship in the education sector and throughout the country. They know they have our absolute support”, said the leader of Voluntad Popular Party.
Likewise, López said that Nicolás Maduro’s regime wants to see impoverished teachers and end free and quality education.
“Today the struggle of our educators is the struggle of all Venezuela, of all of us and only united, in the street and in all areas, with full conviction, we will conquer the cessation of usurpation and with it freedom and progress of all Venezuela”, concluded the commissioner.
The President (E), Juan Guaidó, also expressed himself in support of the educators saying that “they organized to demand their rights, that of our children, that of the future of Venezuela.”
The national strike called by the education sector was achieved in an 85% and at least 12,330 schools in the country paralyzed their operations during this October 22nd and 23rd.
Earlier, Professor René Zapata, secretary of the Venezuelan Federation of Teachers of the Miranda state, said that the education sector could strike again if they do not receive answers to the demands that are being made.