Maduro: Chávez planned his comeback to Venezuela and the twits
The Venezuelan Vice-President said that President Hugo Chávez opted to disclose his arrival on his twitter account "to dispel any rumors"
"Well, fellow, I think that the time has come for me to return to the homeland and continue the adjuvant therapy in Venezuela. I have decided to return. Prepare everything for the return!" Maduro quoted President Chávez during an obligatory simultaneous broadcast, AFP cited.
"Let's get everything ready; we will arrive very early in the morning, and I (Chávez) am announcing my return on Twitter," Maduro added. Last Monday, the Venezuelan leader landed in Caracas and was admitted to Dr. Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital after 72 days of convalescence in Cuba from his fourth cancer surgery.
The vice-president maintained that Chávez opted to give the news on his twitter account to "dispel any rumors," in clear reference to the opposition.
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.