The supermarket chain ‘Día a Día’, whose control is assumed since Saturday by the Venezuelan government, rejected the government accusations of having concealed products to boycott the economy and cause discontent among the population.
“Día a día has not incurred in monopolizing . ‘Día a día’ has not incurred boycott,” said the supermarket chain in a statement released on Saturday.
“All merchandise entering the central warehouse is shipped to stores. So known by the government for years because all shipments received from suppliers who receives ‘Día a día’ in its central warehouse and outlet shops are 100% authorized by the Executive (…) so that the government knows in real time the movement, the quantities and types of products that go into and out of the store, “added the statement. Maduro has not clarified whether this is an expropriation, if there will be compensation and whether it will be temporary or permanent.