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
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.