Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Venezuela's Political Disaster - March 12, 2008

Dear Journalists,

The Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity at the Cato Institute presented on this date Policy Forum: The Venezuelan Student Movement for Liberty. Featuring Yon Goicoechea, Former General Secretary, Venezuelan Student Parliament, Gustavo Tovar, Author Students for Liberty (Estudiantes por la Libertad), Gerver Torres, Senior Scientist, Gallup, and Moderator Ian Vasquez of the Cato Institute. You may find transcripts of this event on Next, please find link to pictures, and video taken during this event:

Yon Goicoechea is a hero, thanks to his intervention and brilliant message to all Venezuelan students which reached and touched everyone including Chavistas prior to the Referendum of December 2, 2007, Venezuelans are enjoying hope for a better future. Mr. Goicoechea explained to the attendees that he has a message of liberty, reconciliation, peace and civility. Mr. Goicoechea also explained that Chavez belongs to the past, and this new generation will remove the infamous Chavez rhetoric and fruitless movement introduced to the Venezuelan society.

Next please find link to article "The Corruption of Democracy in Venezuela" by Gustavo Coronel.

Venezuelans need help from developed governments and international organizations to restore democracy and end corruption.


Maru Angarita

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