The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro and representatives of the National Executive regret with deep regret the death of General in Chief, Jacinto Pérez Arcay, Honorary Chief of the General Staff of the Command in Chief of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) , considered one of the brightest, most honest and loyal military in Venezuela.
The Head of State expressed his pain and sadness over the death of General in Chief Jacinto Pérez Arcay, whom he described as a "distinguished soldier of the Nation, teacher of Commander Chávez and of several generations of military personnel."
Next, he joins the regret of his relatives and sent them a hug, extended to the members of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Fanb).
Before concluding his tweet, the national president wrote: "Hasta la Victoria Siempre", to reiterate that his legacy, his teachings and contributions to the Bolivarian Revolution remain more alive than ever.
Through her official account of the social network Twitter @delcyrodirguezv, the Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez wrote: «It is with deep regret that we report the departure of GJ Jacinto Pérez Arcay. Bastion of the values and principles of Simón Bolívar. It was a school for all: of living history and sovereignty! We extend our condolences to his family and our honorable FANB! Fly high Gral ».
On the other hand, the Sectorial Vice President of Political Sovereignty, Security and Peace, G / J Vladímir Padrino López also spoke, through his account on the social network twitter, highlighting that “misfortune covers us, but glories shine forever . This is how this distinguished soldier physically leaves us, loyal to the Bolivarian Revolution, a cultist of Bolívar and Chávez. We are left with your example, verb and prose. Rest in peace master. UNTIL ETERNITY MY GENERAL! ».
The President of the National Assembly, Jorge Rodríguez expressed his regret for this regrettable and sensitive news in the face of the death of the "distinguished Bolivarian", General Pérez Arcay. He also expressed his words of condolences to relatives, friends and disciples.
In his account @jorgerpsuv, Jorge Rodríguez wrote: We express our regret for the change in the landscape of a distinguished Bolivarian, General Pérez Arcay. A man of dignity, honesty and integrity, a pen lit to vindicate our legacy of sovereignty and freedom. To the relatives, friends and disciples of the teacher, our embrace ».
Next, the Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Felix Plasencia expressed his sorrow at the death of General Pérez Arcay, highlighting that the country has lost "an invaluable and irreplaceable man."
In a publication on his social network @PlasenciaFelix, Plasencia said he was "deeply moved" by his death, emphasizing that General Pérez Arcay, "has been a fundamental pillar of the Bolivarian Revolution and of our Armed Forces."
Next, the Minister for Foreign Affairs ended his tweet, sending his condolences to his family and friends for such an irreparable loss.
This feeling of regret was also shared by the Strategic Operational Commander of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Fanb), GJ. Domingo Hernández Lárez, who through his twitter, asserted that an example of national identity and patriotism has died.
In this sense, he stressed that “with deep regret we regret the physical departure of our teacher, GJ Jacinto Pérez Arcay, who became one of the fundamental pillars of national identity and patriotism in our Bolivarian National Armed Forces. Rest in peace!".
Likewise, the Minister of Popular Power for Industries and National Production, Jorge Arreaza said that this unfortunate physical departure, the "teacher among teachers," leaves us his legacy of "love for the Homeland, for history, for Bolívar and for Chávez." .
Through a tweet, Minister Arreaza added that he also gave us “his clear geostrategic vision and deep Venezuelan and Bolivarian sense. Honor and Glory, Master, General among generals! ».
GJ Jacinto Pérez Arcay was an advisor to Chávez since the beginning of the Bolivarian Revolution and has also been an advisor to President Nicolás Maduro Moros. Likewise, he was part of the uprising of Colonel Enrique Hugo Trejo on January 1, 1958. In 2016 he was awarded the distinction "El Gran Cordón de Caracas". He is known as a student of national history, an expert in geopolitics and military strategy.
General Pérez Arcay graduated in 1956 from the Military Academy of Venezuela in position number 7 of his class called "Jacinto Lara." He also graduated Summa Cum Laude in History and Geography from the Andrés Bello Catholic University. In February 2012 he was promoted by his disciple, Commander Hugo Chávez, to Major General of the Bolivarian National Army.
The General in Chief was the author of several books such as El Fuego Sagrado, Bolívar hoy (1974); The Federal War: Consequences (1974); Hugo Chávez, soul of the Revolution in Christ and in Bolívar (2013).