Capriles: "We will remove the R and change it to evolution"
Opposition candidate Capriles has made an appeal to choose between stagnation or progress
After listening to the remarks of six community spokespersons on their main issues, Capriles highlighted some of his key programs for employment generation, education, public health and personal security.
"Those who think otherwise," referring to Chávez's supporters, "I do not regard you as enemies." However, Capriles alerted them, "be prepared, brother, because we are considering to remove the 'R' from the revolution you say you support and change it to evolution! (...) evolution means to solve the problems," Capriles remarked.
"You have to make a decision: either you are satisfied with what you have or you aspire to something better; either you want to be stuck or much better, to have a future with progress."
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.