Cabello: The National Assembly will continue to support Chávez
Diosdado Cabello, the Speaker of the National Assembly, said the opposition will not be allowed to "plot against the people" from the National Assembly. He reported that new board of the Venezuelan Parliament would be set up on Saturday morning
In one of his messages via Twitter, Cabello said the National Assembly will support President Hugo Chávez. "@dcabellor: Make no mistake. The National Assembly is socialist and revolutionary. It will continue by the side of the people and our commander," he said.
Finally, he warned Chávez's opponents that they will not be allowed to take action against citizens. "@dcabellor: If the opposition believes that they will have room in the Assembly for plotting against the people, they are wrong again. They will be defeated," he said in a tweet.
They are marching in step to the same tune. There is a coordinated effort to position the idea. The Twitter hashtag #YoSoyVictimaDeLaGuarimba (I'm a victim of "guarimbas", or protest barricades) can be read on all pro-government Twitter accounts, including those of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), the National Assembly's Press Office, the state-run food distribution network PDVAL, state airline Conviasa, the Venezuelan embassies in foreign countries, radio stations and the huge media network responsive to the Government's interests and messages.