Progressives in the U. But well-off Venezuelans who can live happily in a society where everyone has a right to education, health care, and dignified employment have nothing to fear, and a great contribution to make. The train is one big party, and we move from wagon to wagon to get closer to the chanting crowds.
When they were rescued from the camp, the prisoners were sick and emaciated. Prior to the election the U. Some in the opposition are starting to accept the new political reality of Venezuela.
If broad social reform that extends basic economic rights to the majority can succeed here through a democratic political process without violence, it can happen elsewhere. Rosales conceded defeat. They want to be the next "balseros" in Miami. During the first Palestinian Intifada, Palestinians who had collaborated with the Israeli military occupation were forgiven provided they publicly confessed and swore not to repeat it.
Dar testimonio de algo.
One particularly striking chant seems to have been developed precisely for the occasion: Where are they now? You might have expected the opposite— that some people would become disillusioned by the slow pace of progress in some areas, like reducing unemployment, reducing crime, reducing corruption. The Venezuelan election was off to an ominous start. Somehow, the opposition had instilled in their followers the asinine idea that the constitutionally-protected right to observe the electoral process meant that anyone at all could demand to be let in to watch the members of voting tables count the votes and transmit the data. So too did denunciations of the electoral process fall from the sky. For all his fiery rhetoric, Chavez has governed as a gradualist. When they were rescued from the camp, the prisoners were sick and emaciated. If you mention this proposal to a Chavista they will roll their eyes. Living in an upper-middle class neighborhood, we had been forced to listen to the emotional outbursts of the opposition for several hours.
See that mofo over there? I think Jose took his diet too far. The early hours of Saturday were characterized by uncharacteristic calm for a city the size of Caracas. One particularly striking chant seems to have been developed precisely for the occasion: Where are they now?
Every escualido who actively opposes the entire social reform project drains resources from the project. Rosales conceded defeat. For all his fiery rhetoric, Chavez has governed as a gradualist. This entry was posted in International.