Venezuelan Government Begins Distribution of 350,000 Laptop Computers to School Children

[ Thanks to Rufus Polson
for this link. ]

“The Venezuelan government this week distributed the
first of an additional 350,000 portable laptop computers to be
provided to public elementary school children by the end of the

“In the Caracas neighborhood of El Paraíso on Tuesday,
Minister of Education Jennifer Gil, presided over the ceremony in
which 109 Canaima computers were handed to first and second grade
students at Mario Briceño Iragorry Elementary.

“”The Canaima Plan is a milestone and a technological
innovation. It allows us to keep deepening our integral and massive
education system that does not involve just students, but the
entire family environment, parents, representatives and teachers,”
stated Gil at the event.”