Capriles to Chávez: continue the dirty war, I will keep touring the country
Opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles held an assembly with farmers in la Grita, Táchira state (west Venezuela). He challenged President Chávez to hold a debate about their government platforms
Presidential opposition candidate for the Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) Henrique Capriles Radonski held on Tuesday an "assembly for the progress" with local growers and farmers in la Grita, Táchira state (west Venezuela).
He explained that President Hugo Chávez's government "continues its dirty war." He added that the government is "trying to make the Venezuelan people believe that the progress comes with a (economic) package." Then, he challenged President Chávez to hold a debate about their government platforms in a in a mandatory radio and television broadcast.
José Vicente Rangel clearly said: "We are not conducting negotiations threatened with a gun in the head." He warned behind closed doors in the midst of the social upheaval occurred during the oil strike in 2002 and 2003. Dissenting Timoteo Zambrano answered back that no other option was available: "The thing is that otherwise, you do not negotiate."