The Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, honored the Liberator Simón Bolívar on the occasion of commemorating 189 years of his physical departure, which took place on December 17, 1830, in Santa Marta, Colombia.
The activity was carried out in the Mausoleum of the Liberator in the adjacencies of the National Pantheon located in Caracas, where lie the remains of the Giant of the Americas, Simón Bolívar, that are in this place since November 20, 1842.
The commemorative act was attended by the Sectoral Vice President for Political Sovereignty, Security and Peace, G / J Vladimir Padrino López, and the Sectoral Vice President for Public Works and Services, M / G Néstor Reverol, as well as members of the Executive Cabinet.
Bolívar, born in Caracas, led the Liberating Army to achieve the independence of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Bolivia, and build the foundations for the unity of the peoples of Latin America.
He died on December 17, 1830, at 1:00 p.m., in Santa Marta, Colombia. His remains were buried in the cathedral of that town, where they remained until his transfer to Caracas.