Venezuela Accuses U.S. of Involvement in Election

Published: Fri 2 Dec 2005 02:04 PM
Venezuela Accuses U.S. of Involvement in Election Pull-Out
By: Simone Baribeau -
The US has denied any role in the pullout of opposition political parties from Sunday’s National Assembly Elections in Venezuela.
“The answer is no,” said Department of State spokesperson Sean McCormack, replying to a question of whether the United States was the “hidden hand behind the decision” of the pull-out of opposition parties.
Both the President and Vice-President of the South American nation have accused the US government of participation. “We’re heading toward an electoral strike of a subversive character… Behind it all, the US Embassy has been very active, extremely active,” said Vice-President Jose Vincent Rangel….

Next in World

Simon Stiell Appointed New UNFCCC Executive Secretary
Europe Dries Up
By: Binoy Kampmark
Bachelet Alarmed By Number Of Palestinian Children Killed In Latest Escalation, Urges Accountability
By: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
One Year On From Regime Change And Afghanistan’s Children Face An Unimaginable A Crisis
By: World Vision
Somalia: ‘We Cannot Wait For Famine To Be Declared; We Must Act Now’
By: UN News
American West Faces Water And Power Shortages Due To Climate Crisis: UN Environment Agency
By: UN News
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILE © Scoop Media