Maduro Announces minimum wage increase by 60% in Venezuela

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Maduro said that the increase is of 37 from the Bolivarian revolution, the 15th in their management and the third increase in 2017. | Photo: Press presidential

The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced on Sunday the increase in the minimum wage in the country by 60 percent and the bond of power by 15 percent. 
“The May 1 is not capitalism nor rights day. The May 1 belongs to the working class”, said the Venezuelan President conducted this wage increase as a way to protect the workers of the economic war. 
 

President @NicolasMaduro Announces 60% increase in the minimum wage and pension pic.twitter.com/xYoSuqBFTE – presidential press (@PresidencialVen) April 30, 2017 with this measure, the integral legal wage in the country reaches the 200,000 bolivares. 
 
He said that the efforts of the Bolivarian Government will have its fruits and will be granted a special bonus for pensioners in the country that will lead to “social justice”. 
Maduro said that the increase is of 37 from the Bolivarian revolution, the 15th in their management and the third increase of the year.