International viewers unable to attest to clean vote in Venezuela
International guests said that in the absence of a vote recount, Nicolás Maduro's legitimacy is at stake
In this sense, international guests supported the petition of opposition candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski for a thorough and objective recount of "each tally sheet, each polling station, and each voters' roll."
Palomares added that they were not implying that an electoral fraud took place. Rather, their request was intended at using a method provided for under the international electoral law for the real data gathered on April 14 to mirror who was elected as the new Venezuelan president.
International guests said that in the absence of a vote recount, Nicolás Maduro's legitimacy is at stake.
The story could have been different. On April 12, 2014, university students led a march to the Attorney General Office in order to submit concrete requests in regards to security and to demand the release of a group of youngsters detained in Táchira state.