US proposes holding election "if Chávez is unable to rule"
"We took note of the return of President Chávez to Venezuela and we reaffirm our best wishes for his recovery," the source added.
"Long standing practices in the hemisphere provide for fair and free elections, as well as open and balanced access to the press, which is of the essence for democracy," the US official stated.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
José Vicente Rangel clearly said: "We are not conducting negotiations threatened with a gun in the head." He warned behind closed doors in the midst of the social upheaval occurred during the oil strike in 2002 and 2003. Dissenting Timoteo Zambrano answered back that no other option was available: "The thing is that otherwise, you do not negotiate."