The Dollar price In Venezuela it rose on Wednesday, when Venezuelan opposition parties denounced it as an “ecoside” for the extraction of minerals in Orinoco.
The portal reported that the exchange rate was trading at 4’150,522.91 sovereign bolivars per dollar in Venezuela’s informal market. DolarToday.
According to Efe, the Venezuelan opposition, led by Juan Guido, this Wednesday denounced the “harsh environment” created by Nicolas Maduro’s “dictatorship” when he ordered the government to extract minerals from the area. , Arco Minero del Orinoco as a strategic development zone.
This area, according to the opposition, comprises 12.2% of the national land area, representing “a larger area than Portugal”.
According to NGO SOS Orinoco, the exploitation “spread to national parks such as Canaima, and the biggest focus is between Las Claridas (Bolivar State) and the 88 kilometers of highway that ends in Brazil.”
The organization said “the worst thing is that by July 2020, there were 59 illegal mining cores in which they were extracting gold using mercury, a toxic chemical that polluted 70% of the Corone River”.
According to Global Forest Watch – a forest monitoring and warning system – from 2002 to 2020, Venezuela lost 533 kilometers of humid primary forest, accounting for 25% of total tree loss.
Guido’s Representative to the UN Miguel Pizarro said in 2020, “The Maduro dictatorship has ordered mining operations along the waters of the main rivers of the Bolivar state, resulting in further destruction, deforestation and environmental degradation in the region.”
The enemy is a number of national and international organizations, including the UN Human Rights Council.