Capriles calls for unity to face major changes in 2013
The governor of Miranda state Henrique Capriles sent a message to the Venezuelan people on the occasion of the year's end. "Venezuela has learned a lot in a short time. Now, we know the value of unity and consensus and the need to set goals and work to achieve them," he said
"Venezuela has learned a lot in a short time. Now, we know the value of unity and consensus and the need to set goals and work to achieve them. Those who believe that things cannot change will start to wake up as long as each of us, the force that drives the change, does what we have to do about the future," Capriles said in a letter published in his personal blog.
President Nicolás Maduro is not only the heir to the throne, but also to an economic crisis which demanded urgent measures to rectify the course. The crisis showed up in two aspects: a 50% inflation estimate, and shortage of staples ranging between 70% and 98%. These issues might hit the President's poor popularity; considering his feeble electoral victory of 1% over his challenger.