The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, today wished the best Christmas to the citizens of his country and greater prosperity for the next year, when his Government has promised to solve the severe economic crisis.
"I wish the best Christmas to you, to your family and to our entire country, and I hope that the year 2019 will be a great year of prosperity for all Venezuelans", says the president in a video transmitted tonight of obligatory form by all the radio and television stations.
In the audiovisual, two minutes long, the Chavez leader urges Venezuelans to celebrate these dates "as authentic and true Christians" and "to ask for next year 2019 to be a year of total recovery, prosperity, progress "
2019 "is going to be a year of national union (…) is going to be a year in which we are going to give a lesson to the whole world of what is the Venezuela of dignity, the sovereign, independent Venezuela, because together we will make it possible, "adds the head of state in his message.
Venezuela will close the year with the worst economic crisis in its history characterized by deficiency in all public services, widespread shortages, hyperinflation, devaluation of its currency and an exodus of millions fleeing the situation.
The chavism that governs the country since 1999 has promised, as in the last three years, that the next will solve the problems caused, according to them, by local opposition and foreign governments.