This Tuesday morning, Brazilian parliamentarians from different political parties, led by Roraima State Federal deputy, Hiram Gonçalves (Progressistas), held the first meeting to create the Brazil-Venezuela Parliamentary Group.
The group is also made up of federal deputies Marcel van Hattem (Rio Grande do Sul, NOVO party) and Jhonatan de Jesus (Roraima, Republican party), and Senator Mecias de Jesus (Roraima, Republican party).
The meeting was also attended by the Minister Counselor of the Venezuelan Embassy in Brazil, Tomás Silva, and the president of the NGO Venezuela Global, William Clavijo.
The objective of the parliamentary group is to propose actions before the international community and competent organizations in Brazil and the world to support the restoration of democracy in Venezuela and respect for human rights, which are systematically violated today.
The consequences of the complex humanitarian crisis that affects our country have direct repercussions in Brazil in areas as diverse as security, political and social stability and even, the environment, and that is why the parliamentarians have as firts objevtive giving visibility to what happens in Venezuela.
Brazil has received about 300 thousand migrants from our country, a migratory wave that has been growing steadily since 2018 and has not stopped, even with the closing of the borders due to the covid-19 pandemic.