The Attorney General’s Office demands explanations from the ICBF for delays in the early childhood program for the Wayuú community

The Attorney General’s Office demands explanations from the ICBF for delays in the early childhood program for the Wayuú community
The Attorney General’s Office demands explanations from the ICBF for delays in the early childhood program for the Wayuú community

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The Department of La Guajira It is the epicenter of countless social problems in Colombia. It suffers from a lack of water in an arid territory, the rulers plunder its resources and the arrival of aid slows down. But in addition, they suffer from the ineffectiveness of the State institutions that They should promote the continuous restoration of the rights of the inhabitants of this Colombian territory.

Months ago, the entire country expressed its indignation because since the National Unit for Risk Management billions of pesos were stolen through the purchase of tank cars that They had to bring water to La Guajira. The tank trucks were never used and after several months, they are about to rust every time they are in the sun and water.

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Added to the above is the recent warning of the Attorney General’s Officeaccording to which the Colombian Institute of Family Welfare (ICBF), has not carried out the subscription and beginning of the execution of contracts to provide coverage through the early childhood program to the Wayuú communities.

In this case, the control body found deficiencies in the selection processes of operators and showed that The change in model for comprehensive care of the Wayuú in the prioritized municipalities of Maicao, Uribia, Riohacha and Manaure has slowed down hiring in its own and intercultural modality with a food component for at least 80 thousand families.

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Another of the setbacks that the Public Ministry has encountered is that There is no clear census that allows us to determine with certainty how many communities, families and individuals are provided care.

“Situations have been revealed that must be analyzed and reviewed, such as the requirements for bidders, the objective selection, the criteria applied and the implementation of closed invitations for the selection of operators,” the agency says.

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Even more serious is that despite Sentence T-302 of 2017, which declares the state of affairs unconstitutional regarding the Wayuú community, in La Guajira, Non-compliance and abandonment by the National Government continue to occur in matters of health and education.

Qwanting to prevent the Wayuú community from being left unprotectedAttorney Hernández’s office summoned the director of the ICBF, Astrid Eliana Cáceres, on June 20 to report on the plans adopted to remedy the problem presented,” concludes the Attorney General’s Office.

 
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