Venezuela: Govt. will fire civil servants for signing recall petition for Maduro

Posted on August 23, 2016 • Filed under: Conflicts, Politics, Venezuela

Maduro to fire public workers who backed his recall

The Venezuelan government will fire senior civil servants for signing a petition linked to ousting President Nicolas Maduro, according to Maduro’s top aide. Hundreds of people claim they already lost their jobs. The president sent out lists of employees to be fired from posts on the ministries of food, finance, work, basic business, and the presidential office, according to his associate Jorge Rodriguez.

“They have 48 hours to see to it that these people who are in so-called positions of responsibility – managerial jobs – get a different professional destiny,” Socialist party leader said late Monday. Read Article

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