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POLITICS: Early Polls Show Chavez Winning

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posted on Aug, 16 2004 @ 04:39 AM
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Seems as though Chavez has 58% of the vote after 94% of the ballots counted.
 



news.bbc.co.uk
Officials from the National Electoral Council said that, with 94% of ballots counted, Mr Chavez had 58% of the vote.

It now appears clear that an opposition attempt to force him from office has failed, as have previous attempts, the BBC's James Menendez in Caracas says



Please visit the link provided for the complete story.


I will just say www.gregpalast.com one more time, check out the Chavez playing card.
www.gregpalast.com...

Quote whitehouse congressman: " just because you win a majority of the vote doesn't make your government legitimate."

So THATS this "democracy" the Americans keep going on about!

[edit on 16-8-2004 by John bull 1]

[edit on 8-16-2004 by Valhall]




posted on Aug, 16 2004 @ 05:33 AM
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Yeah check out this report as well:

www.chron.com...

Bastard imperialist US government.



posted on Aug, 16 2004 @ 08:13 AM
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Also oil prices are dropping due to this, (of course not much though)

www.reuters.com...;jsessionid=C4RACEZ2O5JUICRBAELCFEY?type=topNews&storyID=5985589

Also, cries of fraud are everywhere in Venezuela... this could develop into something nasty...

[edit on 8/16/2004 by lockheed]



posted on Aug, 16 2004 @ 09:20 AM
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The whole problem with this whole thing is that the rich people in Venezuale, who are by far the minority but control the most if not all of the recourses, and the whole media in the country, are angry with Chavez because he helps the poor.

[edit on 16-8-2004 by TheBandit795]



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