Sunday, December 04, 2005

Venezuela's Political Disaster - December 4, 2005

Dear Journalists,

As of lunch time in Venezuela, word is that is pouring rain in Caracas and most citizens are home watching the news. None of my loved ones would go and vote in an election allegedly surrounded by fraud.

Attached below please read report written by Aleksander Boyd "High abstention in Venezuela's Assembly elections; or is it a plebiscite?:

Following please read comments titled "Surreal News" written by Analyst Alexandra Beech in her blog:

Please know that there are reports that public officials who choose not to vote will be fired from their jobs as reported in the next link:

There are more details about this report in article "Disrobing the Emperor" written by International Analyst Pedro Mario Burelli's blog:

The following link is to report that is circulating the Internet in Venezuela, and I have received copies from different distribution lists, consisting of how the person in charge of the voting center allegedly accepted a invitation by infamous "Smartmatic" which is a conflict of interest: Please scroll down to bubble bath pictures

In the meantime, civil association Sumate is calling for every one to go to church and pray for peace:

Next is cartoon by Roberto Weil:

This remind me at one of the protests in 2004 in front of The White House in Washington, DC, a friend told me that she cries in every protest. After following the protesters and also hearing their prayers I found myself crying.

Please know that I will be writing updates in my blog as indicated below.


Maru Angarita

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