Blanca Eekhout was designed as Minister of People’s Power for Communication and Information (Minci), according to presidential decree number 6,667 as published in Federal Registry number 39,158 on Wednesday, April 15th, 2009.
The Minci oversee the communication, information and promotional policies of the national government.
This institution guides and promotes access to timely, truthful, impartial and uncensored information for all Venezuelans.
Eekhout has been president of state television chancel Venezolana Visión TV (VIVE TV), and was president of Venezolana de Televisión (VTV) between 2004 and 2006.
Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (ABN), Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Press Office / April 16, 2009