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
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.