Monday, September 27, 2010

Juxtaposition headlines: Venezuela

"Gran victoria socialista" (Agencia Bolvariana de Noticias)


Hugo Chávez wins but opposition gains (Fox News)


Poll setback for Venezuela's Chavez (Al-Jazeera)

Take your pick!  The opposition claims to have won a majority of votes, but a minority of seats.  We still await official results.


ConsDemo 9:04 PM  

The official results are in, Chavez's party got 60% of the seats on 48% of the votes.

This website explains why the election was rigged.

Also, for LeftSide, this article also shows why the lack of an independent judiciary in Venezuela matters.

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