February 22, 2013

Venezuelans Deserve a New Election

Miami Herald, Miami Herald

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Mr. Chavez won a clear mandate for another term back in October, but he assured voters that he was cured, and he wasn't. The only option is a new election that pits the opposition against the Bolivarian candidate of Mr. Chavez's party in a fair and open vote. Barring that, what little claim Venezuela might still have to calling itself a democracy would be nothing less than ridiculous.

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TAGGED: Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, Latin America

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