06 April 2020 – Curfew introduced in border state to mitigate the threat of entry by paramilitary groups

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action, Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration, Local Government, Military
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Government

Overview: In order to guarantee the safety of the Venezuelan people, the President of the Republic, Nicolas Maduro, decreed this Monday a curfew in the municipalities of Simon Bolivar (San Antonio del Tachira) and Pedro Maria Urena in the state of Tachira, from 4pm to 10am because of the threat of entry into the country by paramilitary groups from Colombia
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/gobierno-decreta-toque-de-queda-en-municipios-fronterizos-de-tachira-ante-amenaza-de-ingreso-de-paramilitares/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government