Aveledo: Venezuela will be happy on Monday morning
The executive secretary of the Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) said the election process has been "excellent" and urged Venezuelans to vote
On the occasion of the Venezuelan presidential election held on Sunday, Ramón Guillermo Aveledo, Executive Secretary of the Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) asserted, "Venezuela will be happy tomorrow morning (Monday)" and said the election process has been "excellent."
The opposition leader reckoned that as many as 75% of the electorate participates in the election. Nonetheless, Aveledo urged those Venezuelan who have not voted yet to cast their ballots. He added that ruling party supporters are also interested in people casting their votes.
The MUD's secretary highlighted the relevance of "civil order," adding that those trying to disturb public order should not receive support from anybody. He also called upon citizens to keep peace regardless of their political bias.
Regarding reports on intimidation from some civil sectors, Aveledo said, "Such actions have been isolated an in a small scale, and expressed that MUD looks forward to "their solutions."
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Brazil on March 13 to demand the ouster of embattled President Dilma Rousseff, carrying banners expressing anger at bribery scandals and economic woes. A banner read "We don't want a new Venezuela in Brazil."