24 March 2020 – Government prohibits suspension of telecommunications services for six months

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Finance/Economy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National government

Overview: National Government prohibits suspension of telecommunications services for 6 months

The Sectorial Vice President for the Economic Area, Tareck El Aissami reported that in the next 6 months the shutdown of telecommunications, cable television, telephone services or any family means of communication is prohibited.
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/gobierno-bolivariano-prohibe-suspension-de-servicios-de-telecomunicaciones-por-6-meses/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic