Monday, May 08, 2006

Venezuela's Political Disaster - May 8, 2006

Dear Journalists,

To add to the Venezuelan outrage and frustration Chancellor Lord Patten of Oxford University in England is allegedly giving an "Honoris Causa" degree to Chavez!

Did Lord Patten asked Venezuelans how they would feel about this insult? Is Chavez making a financial donation to Oxford University? Has Lord Patten read news from Venezuelan blogers and advocates about the current situation in Venezuela?

You can read more about Chavez's trip to England on and on the resources links below. Is it really true that Chancellor Lord Patten would give an Honoris Causa degree to Chavez?

Attached below please read the petition (Spanish & English) to Chancellor Lord Patten against providing such a degree to Chavez:

This petition was created by and written by Roberto Ferrero ( This petition is hosted here at as a public service. There is no endorsement of this petition, express or implied, by Artifice, Inc. or our sponsors. For technical support please use our simple Petition Help form.

My signature is #482.


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Favor circular entre sus familiares, amigos, compañeros para que todos firmen.

Protesta contra Oxford University Apreciados amigos, Se ha puesto en linea una comunicación de protesta por el doctorado "Honoris Causa" que sera conferido a Hugo Chavez Frias, Presidente de la Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela. Hay que pronunciarse ante tal insentatez y deshonor a la Academia. Manifiesta tu protesta en la siguiente dirección: