Venezuela: Preparing for Sunday's Election

Venezuelan bloggers everywhere are adding their lost thoughts before this Sunday's presidential election. Miguel Octavio says, “Strange happenings all over the place as the Government seems to be stirring the pot unnecessarily.” Katy shows and links to “pictures of the illegal use of government funds to help the Chávez campaign.” Oil Wars shows examples of the receipts voters will be given after casting their ballots at touch screen computers. Chesa Boudin and Pablo Navarrete respond at length to the post ‘Rosales is coming up roses‘ by Charles Tannock and Fernando Gerbasi, criticizing The Guardian for featuring it. Hands Off Venezuela has published a statement of solidarity in support of the re-election of Hugo Chavez. And, finally, Tomas Sancio, of Baruta, Venezuela, compares the 2003 California Recall, the 2004 Venezuela Recall and the 2006 December Presidential Elections.

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