"It is unsustainable for the population to be held hostage to the black market's manoeuvres in foreign exchange for the rising prices of food, medicine and other consumer goods," he said.
It is estimated that 90 percent of the working population obtain their wages in national currency, which is why when it comes to converting them into dollars they have been depressed to nearly 75 percent of their value.
They have also increased by more than 50 percent the prices of basic consumer goods plus unemployment.
This is compounded by the reduction in salaries caused by confinement to the COVID-19.
In recent days, this reality has led to a popular anti-government uprising that has resulted in vandalism and confrontations with the army and police officers.