Chávez calls upon all political actors to remain calm
President Hugo Chávez called on Venezuelans to "prepare to accept the results, whatever they are." He said he was confident that "nothing should happen that will stain the election day"
The candidate for reelection noted that today was "a memorable day."
Chávez called on all political actors to remain calm. "Let's not despair," he said, adding that the National Electoral Council, in his opinion, has made "a flawless work."
Chávez said he was confident that "nothing should happen that will stain the election day."
"Let's get ready to recognize the results, whatever they are," he added.
Around 1.5 million Venezuelans have decided to emigrate in search of a better future for their families. The figure accounts to between 4% and 6% of the overall population. Approximately 88% of these expatriates have made up their mind to emigrate over the last 15 years.