Venezuela's electoral council accredits Henrique Capriles as governor
"This victory belongs to Miranda's citizens; this victory is for them. You are my strength and my inspiration for life!" Miranda's reelected governor Henrique Capriles Radonski said via social networks
After receiving the certificate, Capriles expressed via social networks, "This victory belongs to Miranda's citizens; this victory is for them. You are my strength and my inspiration for life."
After the first results of the gubernatorial election held on Sunday were announced by the CNE, Capriles stated, "Miranda beat the abuse of power and bribery." Reference was made to the race between him and ruling party candidate Elías Jaua.
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.