Please know that I will be updating this blog posting as
needed throughout the voting process:
There are mixed reports of the election’s
results. Unofficial reports are floating
around with terrible news, and others with hope. The emotional tension is too much.
The voting centers are closing in
Venezuela, but there are still thousands that have not been able to vote, and
have been waiting in line for several hours.
Voters from Maracay, Aragua reported long lines.
Some elderly citizens had to wait up to six hours to vote.
Newspaper El Universal in English
published pictures of the Venezuelan voters high turn out:
Opposition presidential candidate
Henrique Capriles Radonsky was interviewed after casting his vote.
Capriles also posted on Twitter a
message for Venezuelans voting abroad:
There are new pictures from Mexico City
in this link:
Infamous Hugo Chavez was also interviewed L There are complaints that the infamous motorcycle gangs
which are allegedly controlled by Hugo Chavez are harassing voters.
The following newspapers are posting detailed updates:
For official election results please check:
October 7 at 2:00 p.m. EST
Loved ones in Caracas have been waiting already for four
hours to vote, and other ones have already voted. Some are volunteering at the polls managing
Newspaper El Universal reports that the voting process has
been civil to this time has been civil:
link to pictures I have received from Caracas at Los Arcos school, Buenos
Aires, Argentina at the Consulate, on the aircraft to New Orleans, at New
Orleans The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center,
Mexico City at the Consulate:
click for more pictures.
line of voters in Mexico City is very long, and they have entertainment with
music and arepas to eat.
Venezuelans in Australia are ready to vote in Canberra as
reported by www.globovision.com
In Australia Venezuelans have started to vote at 8:00 a.m. local
time October 7. At this time it is 4:00 p.m. EST on October 6.
Venezuelans abroad are traveling thousands of miles to the
nearest Consulate to vote. Report from a
voter traveling from Miami to New Orleans says that they are very excited. Loved ones in Venezuela are very anxious
waiting to go to vote.