4 December 2005

Stories from 4 December 2005

High Abstention and Information Black-out in Venezuela Elections

  4 December 2005

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 it was for the City Council elections last August in which abstention rates reached 68%, a very high percentage compared...

Venezuela: A Sick System

  4 December 2005

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 woes.

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