Caracas, Nov. 7 (EFE) .- The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, today charged the "productive worker councils" with a "plan for the development of economic socialism" for "the 800 fundamental companies of the country ".
The leader of the Bolivarian Revolution summoned these bodies - that according to a decree of 2016 have the mission of" promoting the participation of the class worker "in the management of productive activity in public and private companies to a" national congress "next Tuesday to develop this plan.
" The time has come for a new stage to accelerate the construction of productive economic socialism, and I give that task to the Minister of Labor, together with the Minister of the Economy, "said Maduro during an act with supporters to commemorate the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution.
According to the leader of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), this path "is the only way to cut off the hand of the economic war. "
" There is no other, comrades, the entire distributive and commercializing system, and pricing is rotten, we have to do it again, and that can only be done a revolution that bases its power on the power of the workers, of the workers, on the power of the people, "concluded the head of state.
According to the decree that recognizes them, the Councils Productives of Workers must serve as "support for the Great Sovereign Supply Mission," the name given to the set of State policies with which the Chávez government seeks to "guarantee" citizens' access to food, medicines and other basic products.
Maduro announced in September a new pricing system for 50 basic products, which has already been applied to products such as beef, which has been reported by producers and butchers has disappeared from some markets since it began to become effective.
Venezuela entered the last month of October in hyperinflation and suffers the shortage of some foods, medicines and other basic products.
The bosses, the opposition and many economists attribute these problems to the policies of central planning of the Government, that blames the situation to an "economic war" that the private companies and the United States would be directing against the town Venezuelan.