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Witness Venezuela’s Elections This October! (Oct. 1-9, 2012)

This October, witness one of the most important elections in the history of Venezuela—and of the hemisphere. On October 7, the people of Venezuela will exercise their right to vote and decide whether to carry forward the Bolivarian Revolution through the reelection of President Hugo Chavez.
Travel to Venezuela for the Elections! October 1-9, 2012

This October, witness one of the most important elections in the history of Venezuela—and of the hemisphere. On October 7, the people of Venezuela will exercise their right to vote and decide whether to carry forward the Bolivarian Revolution through the reelection of President Hugo Chavez. This will be one of the most closely watched elections in the world for all that the Bolivarian Revolution represents. Come witness it from the inside and lend your solidarity to the people of Venezuela as they shape their own future.

Participants in this solidarity delegation will learn about Venezuela's electoral process and witness participatory democracy in action through meetings with community councils and other grassroots groups in Caracas and the neighboring states of Aragua and Miranda. The group will get a first-hand glimpse of the various areas of social transformation taking place in Venezuela, including in education, healthcare, food sovereignty, and alternative media. The delegation will also include trips to beaches, parks, and other sites of interest.

When: October 1 to 9, 2012

Tentative Itinerary: Start and end in Caracas; visits to the states of Miranda and Aragua.

Cost for Activities: $1100. This will cover all lodging, all ground transportation, 2 meals per day, qualified trip leaders, and Spanish-English interpretation. Additional expenses during the trip will be minimal. Airfare not included.

To Learn more and hold a spot, email  cbalbertolovera@gmail.com. Please be in touch as soon as possible, as space for this delegation is very limited. Please allow several days for responses.

Sponsored by the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY.

For more information see:

 http://wp.me/puMTZ-d4

Check out these articles from past delegations:

 http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/2008/magdoff040208.html

 http://monthlyreview.org/090824shiavoni-camacaro.php

The fresh ideas. 22.Aug.2012 18:01

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Whatever the people decide. Hugo Chavez is just holding them back at this point he should step down and allow free elections to take place. He should say sorry I was not able to provide for your security and you have such a high murder rate. And if the one who wins wants to form a socialist government I would respect that because it was what the people wanted. I don't believe that it will be a fair election and if he looses he will leave office peacefully.