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4 December 2005

Stories from 4 December 2005

High Abstention and Information Black-out in Venezuela Elections

Venezuelan bloggers report empty voting sites in today's elections for National Assembly Deputies. After touring Caracas, The Devil’s Excrement estimates that abstention rates would be higher in this election than...

Venezuela: A Sick System

Venezuelans are currently at the polls. Venepoetics has translated a Friday editorial by Oswaldo Barreto of TalCual, which tries to take a more all-encompassing view of the country's current political...

The Lebanese Bloggers on Husam and Hezbollah + Miscellaneous

Last week started with a press conference by a Syrian witness who withdrew his testimony from the Mehlis investigation. The witness, Husam Husam, announced that he was forced, coaxed and...

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