staff of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) located and destroyed ten engines used for illegal mining exploitation practices in canaimareported the head of the FANB Strategic Operational Command (Ceofanb), Domingo Hernández Lárez.
Through his account on the social network Twitter, Hernández Lárez indicated that those destroyed engines that were used for illegal mining belong to “armed criminal groups that disrespect national sovereignty.”
“In security and defense deployment in Canaima National Park #FANB locates and destroys 10 engines used for illegal mining exploitation by armed criminal groups that disrespect national sovereignty,” he posted on Twitter.
In another message on the social network Twitter, the Chief of Ceofanb stressed that the Venezuelan State will not allow the installation of criminal structures that threaten the ecosystem in National Parks, Forests or Forest Reserves.
«The Venezuelan State will not allow the arbitrary installation of illegal mining camps in National Parks, Forests or Forest Reserves. Any human group that disrespects the territorial legal system will be legally intervened,” said Hernández Lárez.
Given these findings of facilities established to commit illegal mining practices, Hernández Lárez ratified that the FANB will remain deployed in the Guayana Region, to finish off and dismantle criminal groups.
«FANB deployed in the Guayanese Region of BolivarAmazonas and Delta Amacuro, dismantling armed groups of illegal mining and drug trafficking that have arbitrarily attacked the population and ecosystems protected by the State,” he added.
FANB activates to protect the country’s sovereignty
The FANB will continue to be active and in permanent deployment to put an end to illegal mining, human trafficking and drug trafficking practices.
The actions undertaken by the FANB on all the country’s borders respond to the instruction given by President Nicolás Maduro, who declared the year 2022 a free year for the Tancols. On that occasion, he ordered the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) to free all the border areas of the country from these gangs.