Sunday, January 02, 2011

Awaiting for justice

Dear Journalists,

Happy and Prosperous New Year 2011!

Venezuelans are bracing themselves for having to deal with abuse of power after Hugo Chavez’s order blocking for 18 months new legislators to work at the national assembly. Stubborn Chavez seems to continue to act disregarding democracy.

Chávez loses ground in Venezuelan parliament vote

Without ambassadors, US-Venezuela tensions grow

The picture of Presidents Juan Manuel Santos, and Sebastian Piñera, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shaking hands with Hugo Chavez should be a historic one. Three democrats standing next to an autocrat!

Ambassador Adolfo Taylhardat in his article ¿Feliz Año Nuevo? alerts of the upcoming ordeals expected on January 5 after the new elected national assembly starts sessions:

Venezuelans need the aid from the International Court of Justice, and world leaders, to resolve abuse of power in Venezuela and restore democracy.


Maru Angarita
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