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03/24/2022 The Simón Bolívar Foundation Presents New Report on Deteriorating Public Health Care and Infrastructure Crisis in Venezuela

Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc., a 501 (c)(3) non-profit private foundation, has presented results from a recent report on the health crisis in Venezuela, aiming to help guide humanitarian health...

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02/16/2022 Simón Bolívar Foundation Announces New Grant Agreement with IFRC to Improve Access to Health Services in Venezuela

Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc., the 501(c)(3) private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, has entered into a grant agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent...

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11/01/2021 Simón Bolívar Foundation Awards Grants to Support Health Programs for Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia

As the complex humanitarian emergency in Venezuela continues to affect the Latin America region, Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit private foundation, awarded $663,325 in a...

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10/01/2021 Simón Bolívar Foundation Responds to False Accusations

The Simón Bolívar Foundation categorically rejects the false accusations made Wednesday, Sept. 29, by the Maduro regime regarding the Simón Bolívar Foundation and its president, Mariela Poleo, who joined the Foundation in 2020 following a competitive selection process.

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07/19/2021 The Simón Bolívar Foundation Releases 2020 Annual Report highlighting efforts focused on supporting Venezuelans and others in need affected by the humanitarian crisis and the pandemic

The Simón Bolívar Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit private foundation, today announced the release of its 2020 annual report. The Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of the most...

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02/25/2021 A Letter to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights

The Simón Bolívar Foundation (Foundation), the 501(c)(3) private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, upholds high standards of corporate governance and ethics.

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12/10/2020 NGOs More Vital Than Ever In Helping With Venezuela's Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

NGOs and other private philanthropic groups are increasingly critical in helping address the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, according to three diverse panels of leading experts...

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10/30/2020 CITGO Simón Bolívar Foundation responds to false Maduro regime accusations

Recent false accusations made by representatives of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro regime against the Simón Bolívar Foundation, the private non-profit foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation (CITGO), demand a clear response. The Foundation categorically rejects these allegations regarding the Foundation's charitable activities and its President, Ms. Mariela Poleo; they are completely false and unfounded.

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10/08/2020 CITGO Foundation Announces Grant Agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross

The Simon Bolivar Foundation, the 501(c)(3) private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, has entered into a grant agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent...

Categories: National, Simon Bolivar Foundation
08/27/2020 CITGO Foundation Opens New Round for Proposals to Aid COVID-19 Efforts in Venezuela

The Simón Bolívar Foundation, the non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, today announced an open call for proposals exclusively focused on mitigating the negative impact...

Categories: National, Simon Bolivar Foundation
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