20,000 Cases of Bottled Water for Carnival

Today, the Juan Carlos Varela government ordered the purchase of 20,000 cases of bottled water “to increase the reserves”  over Carnival, beginning this Saturday Feb. 6th. The decision to buy the bottled water was determined in a meeting with security bodies and state ministers.

It was also determined that the bottles would be distributed over the holiday as needed by the local police stations. According to the statement made today, Tuesday February 2 by the Ministry of Communication of the State, the purchase also aims "to bring peace to people who depend on rural water supply, who are being affected by drought, and to support the logistics of more than 30 thousand members of the Joint Task Force (FTC ) who will work this Thursday for the next 11 days to provide protection to the population. "