For 12 long years, Venezuelans have been left on
their own to oppose the Hugo Chavez regime to the detriment of Venezuela and
numerous countries in the region. It is
now time to act and help the Venezuelan people ensure that they have a fair
chance at recovering their democracy.
As you are aware, Hugo Chavez “won” the previous
election, but allegedly is now incapacitated with cancer, and may be in a coma
and nearing death. Vice President Nicolas Maduro has assumed power, and President
Chavez may not be able to attend the important swearing in ceremony on January
10. The Venezuelan constitution—the very one that Hugo Chavez himself had
created to replace the previous constitution—requires that he be sworn in. If
he is incapacitated, there should be new elections.
Please remember, assuming that Hugo Chavez won the
election fairly, the people voted for Hugo Chavez in a very close election. Is crucial
that world leaders demand the Hugo Chavez regime to hold new free and fair
The International Court of Justice, busy at it is, should
make time to prosecute Hugo Chavez for fraud if the alleged algorithms and open
violation of the vote are true.
Venezuelans need help from world leaders, and the
International Court of Justice, to resolve abuse of power in Venezuela and
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Special thanks to Miriam Ferrer