Venezuelan president recalls creation of Sports Mission
Caracas, (Prensa Latina) The president, Nicolas Maduro, has recalled the creation of the Barrio Adentro Deportivo Mission, an initiative of the commanders Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro to promote and massify the practice of sports in Venezuelan communities.
'Sixteen years ago the giants Fidel and Chavez created the Barrio Adentro Deportivo Mission. A plan that has fostered a new culture of peace in the communities of the country, through sport and healthy living. I embrace all its team that works for the welfare of the people,' wrote the head of State on Twitter this Friday.
Earlier, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Pedro Infante, also recalled the event and highlighted how during all these years this program has brought recreation and sports to all Venezuelan people
This mission was created on July 31, 2004, with the purpose of raising the health and quality of life of the population, as well as promoting the practice of physical exercise, the capacity of sports promoters and the healthy recreation of children, youth and adults.
Since then and to date, even in the midst of the limitations imposed by the U.S. blockade, the Government continues to promote sports policies for the welfare of citizens.
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