Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The truth about Chavez "victory"

Weill goes to the jugular after all the pantomimes of Chavez yesterday dodging questions, insulting journalists, explaining why he won, etc, etc....  The fact of the matter is that he did not show up Sunday night at his Miraflores Balcony to celebrate with "el pueblo".  First time ever he fails to do that.  There was no victory, there was no pueblo under the balcony....

5 comments:

  1. Daniel, as I am an extrangero, can you point me to where it says in the constitution of Venezuela that they should have proportional representation in the AN?

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  2. Milonga2:01 PM

    This is one of Weill's best pieces. Nailed it!

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  3. Anonymous4:21 PM

    Khyber (any relation to Khyber Saudi Arabia?):

    http://esdata.info/Salamandra-1?ref=nf

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  4. Anonymous4:53 PM

    Khyber, hope this helps.
    (English translation)

    TITLE V
    ORGANIZATION OF NATIONAL PUBLIC AUTHORITY
    Chapter 1
    National Legislative Power
    Section One: General Provisions
    Article 186: The National Assembly shall consist of Deputies* elected* in each of the
    federal entities by universal, direct, personalized and secret ballot with proportional
    representation, using a constituency base of 1.1 % of the total population of the country.
    Each federal organ shall also elect three additional deputies*. The native peoples of the
    Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela shall elect three deputies* in accordance with the
    provisions established under election law, respecting the traditions and customs thereof.
    Each deputy* shall have an alternate* elected* by the same process.

    The constitution in Venezuela may as well not exist.

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  5. Anonymous6:22 PM

    Take a look at this:
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/fernando-espuelas/chavez-cant-kill-hope-in-_b_740831.html

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