Capriles: If Chávez is doing well, he must show up and give explanations
Miranda state governor Henrique Capriles Radonski stated that Elías Jaua, who was his runner-up in the gubernatorial election held last December 16, was appointed as foreign minister as a reward for his defeat
Capriles Radonski stated that Jaua, who was his runner-up in the gubernatorial election held last December 16, was appointed as foreign minister as a reward for his defeat. "This demonstrates the relevance of the circumstances and means that we did the right thing."
Addressing local citizens, he said, "We are here for the sake of all."
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
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.