CARACAS, Sunday October 07, 2012 | Update

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"

Pro-government campaign team Comando Carabobo urged voters still waiting to cast their ballots to remain in line (Photo: AVN)
Sunday October 07, 2012  08:38 PM
President Hugo Chávez said during a telephone press conference with the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) held on Sunday night that there are still people voting in various polling centers throughout the country.

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.
What goes out of the La Yaguara industrial park

María Fernanda Astudillo is a store analyst for Alimentos Polar working at the company's facilities in La Yaguara. At only 23 years of age, she has made a career in that company where she has worked for the last six years. Now, besides her responsibilities, which include overseeing shipping/receiving and warehousing of goods, she is taking part in the roundtable discussions among the other companies operating in the La Yaguara industrial park, the Government and the workers exploring possible ways of coping with the order to expropriate the land.

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