Nicolas Maduro is proclaimed President

Caracas, 15 Abr. AVN.- On Monday, the National Electoral Council (CNE) proclaimed Nicolas Maduro as the elected president of the Republic in the presidential elections on Sunday, getting 7,563,747 votes, equivalent to 50.75% of the vote. The president of the Electoral Power, Tibisay Lucena, said the anti-Chavez former presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, won 7,298,491 of the votes, representing 48.97% Original Venezuelan VP says he’s center of assassination plot Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said unidentified groups had entered the country with the aim of assassinating him and the head of the National Assembly as President Hugo Chavez recovers from cancer […]

Venezuela’s Chavez Signs Series of Laws Giving More Power to Communities

WHEN WILL OUR POLITICIANS DO THE SAME? Jun 19th 2012, by Rachael Boothroyd Liverpool, June 18th 2012 ( – Communities organised into communal councils and communes are to be given increased power and access to funding under new legislation approved last Friday by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Making use of the enabling law power granted to him by the National Assembly in December 2010 in the wake of heavy flooding, Chavez approved a series of 11 far-reaching laws relating to communal government, tourism and housing. The laws were signed just 2 days before the enabling law was due to expire […]

WikiLeaks – Update On PetroCaribe 2

Reference id 06CARACAS1712 aka Wikileaks id #67671 ? SubjectUpdate On Petrocaribe Origin Embassy Caracas (Venezuela) Cable time Mon, 12 Jun 2006 15:48 UTC Classification CONFIDENTIAL Source References 05CARACAS3560, 05CARACAS3594, 06CARACAS1238, 06PARAMARIBO343 Referenced by 06CARACAS1849, 06CARACAS2297, 06CARACAS2406, 07PORTOFSPAIN456 Release time Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:24 UTC –> History Time unknown: Original unredacted version, leaked to Wikileaks Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:24: Original unredacted version published, with HTML goodies VZCZCXRO5939 RR RUEHDE DE RUEHCV #1712/01 1631548 ZNY CCCCC ZZH R 121548Z JUN 06 FM AMEMBASSY CARACAS TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4974 INFO RUCNARA/ARA COLLECTIVE RUEHHH/OPEC COLLECTIVE RUEHBE/AMEMBASSY BELIZE 0077 RUEHBO/AMEMBASSY BOGOTA 6628 […]