Remembering Nelson Mandela in Venezuela

7 August 2018, 11:13 AM

Nelson Mandela is a global symbol of the defense of human rights, for the humanitarian crisis that Venezuela currently faces.

Nelson Mandela Day 2018

By Adriana Reyes

On Wednesday July 18, 2018, at the Community Center of Caracas, at the Marqués, within the framework of Nelson Mandela's World Day, the documentary "The Life of Nelson Mandela" was screened.

Next, a forum was held, entitled “Presence of Nelson Mandela in Venezuela in 2018,” in which the panelists were: Frank Bracho-Diplomat, Robiro Terán, representative of the Venezuelan Pena Forum, Lorenzo González of Simón Bolívar University, Elías Santana, representative of the School of Citizens and, as Moderator, Marina Tirado, representative of Circulo De Cooperación para el Diálogo (“Cooperation Circle for Dialogue”), and staff of Community Radio.

The event sought to enhance the figure of Nelson Mandela as a global symbol of the defense of human rights in the socio-political context and humanitarian crisis that Venezuela currently faces.