CNE? The government? Same difference…

One last one for today: The idea of postponing the election has been ruled out. Who announced this transcendent decision, you ask? Vicepresident José Vicente Rangel! Just minutes after Rangel spoke to journalists, CNE head Jorge Rodriguez was on the air ratifying his boss’s decision… Han llegado al colmo del descaro de poner a JVR…

CNE? The government? Same difference…

One last one for today: The idea of postponing the election has been ruled out. Who announced this transcendent decision, you ask? Vicepresident José Vicente Rangel! Just minutes after Rangel spoke to journalists, CNE head Jorge Rodriguez was on the air ratifying his boss’s decision… Han llegado al colmo del descaro de poner a JVR…

Hinterlaces Sez:

According to the latest Hinterlaces poll, carried out before this week’s pullout by AD, Copei and Proyecto Venezuela, 71% of voters were planning not to vote on December 4th, 9 percentage points higher than in their previous poll. Other results: 75% have little or no confidence in CNE’s impartiality. 70% believe hand-counting votes is a…

And another one…

For those who doubt that it’s viable to cheat by manipulating the Electoral Registry, it turns out that Giovanni/Geovanny/Jovany José Vásquez, the Colombian alleged paramilitary/psychiatrist and key witness in the Danilo Anderson murder case, is registered to vote in Venezuela, and actually did vote on the Recall Referendum last year, according to the government’s Lista…

Hinterlaces Sez:

According to the latest Hinterlaces poll, carried out before this week’s pullout by AD, Copei and Proyecto Venezuela, 71% of voters were planning not to vote on December 4th, 9 percentage points higher than in their previous poll. Other results: 75% have little or no confidence in CNE’s impartiality. 70% believe hand-counting votes is a…

And another one…

For those who doubt that it’s viable to cheat by manipulating the Electoral Registry, it turns out that Giovanni/Geovanny/Jovany José Vásquez, the Colombian alleged paramilitary/psychiatrist and key witness in the Danilo Anderson murder case, is registered to vote in Venezuela, and actually did vote on the Recall Referendum last year, according to the government’s Lista…

Making Sense of the Oppo Parties’ Withdrawal

Over at Devil’s Excrement, Miguel writes a very lucid post explaining the Opposition parties’ decision to withdraw from the December 4th vote. (Note that Miguel, for reasons he has explained carefully, thinks conditions were safe enough to vote.) I’ll sum up the best parts of his piece: Imagine you have been involved in some tough…

Making Sense of the Oppo Parties’ Withdrawal

Over at Devil’s Excrement, Miguel writes a very lucid post explaining the Opposition parties’ decision to withdraw from the December 4th vote. (Note that Miguel, for reasons he has explained carefully, thinks conditions were safe enough to vote.) I’ll sum up the best parts of his piece: Imagine you have been involved in some tough…

Making Sense of the Oppo Parties’ Withdrawal

Over at Devil’s Excrement, Miguel writes a very lucid post explaining the Opposition parties’ decision to withdraw from the December 4th vote. (Note that Miguel, for reasons he has explained carefully, thinks conditions were safe enough to vote.) I’ll sum up the best parts of his piece: Imagine you have been involved in some tough…

Opposition Logic

Ten days ago, the Opposition parties had no problem going to a vote despite all the well-known CNE irregularities. Last week, Opposition technicians demonstrated that one of those irregularities – the finger-print scanners – could indeed be used to track who voted for whom. The Opposition then asked CNE to suspend the use of the…

Opposition Logic

Ten days ago, the Opposition parties had no problem going to a vote despite all the well-known CNE irregularities. Last week, Opposition technicians demonstrated that one of those irregularities – the finger-print scanners – could indeed be used to track who voted for whom. The Opposition then asked CNE to suspend the use of the…

IranMania!

Iran and Venezuela are to sign a contract to produce two Iranian passenger car models – the “Samand” and the “Pride” – in this Latin American country, the Persian service of the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) reported.

IranMania!

Iran and Venezuela are to sign a contract to produce two Iranian passenger car models – the “Samand” and the “Pride” – in this Latin American country, the Persian service of the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) reported.