Nicolás Ernesto Maduro Guerra, also known as ‘Nicolasito’, plans to be elected deputy in the state of La Guaira, representing the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (Psuv), in the elections on December 6.
In these elections The 167 deputies of the National Assembly will be elected for the period 2021-2026.
During your campaign He has decided to dissociate himself from his father’s last name (President Nicolás Maduro) and introduces himself as Nicolás Ernesto. In addition, in his speech he usually evokes the memory of former President Hugo Chávez.
“We are the sons and daughters of the liberators and of that giant who burst into the streets in 1992, we are the sons of Chávez. They cannot deny our origin, this December 6 we are going with our flags and our truth to recover the National Assembly, “he wrote in his Twitter.
Today I come to talk about myself and the circumstances that brought me here. God’s designs have led me to serve the people and I have proudly accepted this task in which I will gladly consume myself. I ask you to join me and build this victorious path! pic.twitter.com/zLe1xJCslL
– Nicolas Maduro Guerra (@nicmaduroguerra) November 19, 2020
But who is Nicolás Ernesto?
He was born on June 21, 1990, in Caracas, Venezuela. Her parents are Nicolás Maduro Moros and Adriana Guerra, who separated four years after her birth.
The young politician is married to Grysell Torres and has two daughters.
Regarding his educational training, ‘Nicolasito’ studied at the Universidad Nacional Experimental Politécnica de la Fuerza Armada Bolivariana, where he received the title of economist. Likewise, In his current campaign he has put a lot of emphasis on his experience with music, He was a member of the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela, between 1998 and 2004.
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In one of his campaign videos, he assures that his training as a musician has allowed him to develop “perseverance, discipline and teamwork. Values that I have used in different responsibilities that I have had to live ”.
His political life
In an interview with ‘The Associated Press’ (‘AP’), he commented that his political interests were manifested since he was very young, because, before his father came to the presidency, he was already part of the Official Youth Movement.
With the triumph of Mature (father) In 2013, Nicolás Ernesto was more directly linked to political positions: assumed the role of chief of the presidential special inspectors corps and as director of the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras and Choirs.
Later, in 2017, he was elected as one of the 545 members of the National Constituent Assembly, charged with writing a new constitution that, to date, has not been drafted.
All this excitement must be turned into a stream of votes. I ask you on behalf of all those who resist that we do not allow the country to be lost in our hands, we go with love, commitment and hope to make a revolution within the revolution. #VenVamosJuntos pic.twitter.com/vIlMrFhZZi
– Nicolas Maduro Guerra (@nicmaduroguerra) December 3, 2020
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“Maduro relies on his son ‘Nicolasito’ and others close to his authoritarian regime to maintain control of the economy and repress the people of Venezuela”said US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in 2019.
In September 2020, he was nominated by the Psuv as a deputy to the National Assembly for the state of La Guaira and, as he told ‘AP’, the idea of his candidacy came from the hand of his father.
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He also has a program, ‘Maduro Guerra Live’, in which he interviews various leaders of the ruling party. The show is broadcast by ‘Radio Nacional de Venezuela’ and the episodes are also shared on YouTube and Instagram.