Venezuela's Electoral Council, Unasur agree on accompaniment for election
International election accompaniment agreement was entered into by the principal director of the electoral branch, Tibisay Lucena, and the pro tempore president of Unasur's Electoral Council, Francisco Tavara Córdoba
The agreement was signed by the principal director of the electoral branch, Tibisay Lucena, and the pro tempore president of Unasur's Electoral Council, Francisco Tavara Córdoba.
Lucena expressed her gratitude to Unasur for its solidarity, support, and understanding following its decision to take part in the upcoming election, which will be held upon the death of President Hugo Chávez.
It has also been announced that Argentinean Carlos Álvarez will be leading the Unasur's accompaniment committee.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
That political protest in Venezuela has lost momentum seems pretty obvious: people are no longer building barricades to block off streets near Plaza Francia in Altamira (eastern Caracas), an anti-government stronghold; no new images have been shown of brave and dashing protesters with bandanna-covered faces clashing with the National Guard in San Cristóbal, in the western state of Táchira; and those who dreamed of a horde of "Gochos" (Tachirans) descending in an avalanche to stir up revolt in Caracas have been left with no option but to wake up to reality.