Venezuela December 3 elections: “What is at stake is the future of the revolutionary process itself”
Submitted by vensol on Fri, 24/11/2006 - 10:52am.
Joint statement from the Hands Off Venezuela (US) delegation and the Australia Venezuela Solidarity Network delegation to the December 3 presidential elections in Venezuela.
December 3, 2006
From RNV, Venezuelan National Radio, Translated by bolivariancircle.org
At 10.20pm in the evening, with the national anthem, the relected head of state begun his greetings to the people congregated outside of the Palacio de Miraflores (presidential palace) in Caracas, soon after the National Electoral Council (CNE) had announced his electoral triumph..
Monday, Dec 04, 2006
Jim McIlroy & Coral Wynter, Caracas
3 December 2006
December 3 — Wild celebrations have broken out here as the National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced that left-wing incumbent Hugo Chavez has won the Venezuelan presidential elections with a vote of over 60%. In pouring rain, thousands of cheering supporters have flocked to the Miraflores presidential palace to applaud the president, who has spoken to the people from the balcony of the palace.
Stuart Munckton 3 December 2006
From: International News, Green Left Weekly issue #693 6 December 2006.
“The atmosphere in the early evening has been a big celebration already, with fireworks and loud music in the city streets, and a large crowd already gathering near Miraflores Palace”, according to Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter, correspondents for Green Left Weekly’s Venezuela bureau who were in Caracas on the day of the December 3 presidential election.
By: Steven Mather - Venezuelanalysis.com
The voting process uses touch-screen computers and printed paper ballots.
Caracas , December 2, 2006 (venezuelanalysis.com)— Venezuelans vote on Sunday December 3 for their choice for president for the next six years. The National Electoral Council (CNE) says everything is ready for the day.