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Diosdado Cabello threatened to arrest the opposition mayors who won the elections in Venezuela


The number two of Chavismo, God given hair, threatened to arrest the opposition mayors who won the elections last Sunday in Venezuela.

In his television program “Con el mazo giving”, he stated: “I have observed that some of these people from the opposition who won in some municipalities go around like crazy burning things. I am going to tell you something, opposition gentlemen who are in that attitude: we are not at all when you made guarimbas ”.

And he continued: “I hope that all the information is raised and the state agencies assume what they have to assume. That mayor won and arrived burning … well, that one has to go to prison. They went and attacked community stations. Why do they attack community radio stations?

“These people are used to doing that because it is fascism, but we are not in the conditions of 2015. Be careful, a wheel can come off the cart and you are not going to be wrong again. Right now we do not care about many things about what you do and think, “he continued.

Finally, he once again threatened opponents with jail: “That the organizations collect the information and denounce whoever has to denounce. And if he is mayor, he goes to jail and then he goes to jail for destroying state assets. Do not say that I did not tell you, I am not threatening anyone but here for there to be peace there must be justice ”.

The Bolivarian National Guard was once again at the center of the scene this Wednesday in the streets of two key states for the results of the regional elections in Venezuela: Apure and Barinas.

In the first, troops sent by the Nicolás Maduro regime repressed a demonstrationwhile in the land of Hugo Chávez the accesses were closed before the mobilization called by Freddy Superlano, the opposition candidate who denounced Chavismo for obstructing the official results of the elections.

Superlano had called for a march from all the municipalities to the capital of the state of Barinas to protest in front of the headquarters of the National Electoral Council (CNE).

Sergio Garrido, Secretary General of the Democratic Action party, Barinas section, affirmed that the “PSUV (the ruling party) is afraid that the people of Barinas will come to the city to support Freddy Superlano, who was the one who won the state governorship”.

“We all know. They are seeking pressure measures so that the people do not come out to demonstrate peacefully. It is the fear they have and that is why they act in this way, “he said.

And he concluded: “Here is a people ready to defend the triumph of Superlano. The minutes give him the winner and we are ready to defend him. They know they are lost and that is why they look for a way to interfere ”.

Freddy superlano, opposition candidate for the governorship of Barinas for the Democratic Unity Table (MUD), called for a march to the headquarters of the CNE to defend what he considers his victory in the regional elections before Argenis Chavez, brother of Hugo Chávez.

Given the obstruction that the people of Barinas have official knowledge, we have to exert the necessary pressure. Today they have to attend to us yes because yes! In Barinas we are going to defend the votes and we are going to take it to the last consequences”Said Superlano in the vicinity of the CNE regional office.

The opposition leader assured on Monday that he has the voting records that demonstrate his triumph in the elections. “The CNE begins to recognize our victory. It has not yet produced results for governor, despite 98.7% of the minutes transmitted, the results for regional deputies have already been published and the MUD is up by 1,500 votes (0.7%), ”he expressed on his Twitter account.

The MUD pointed out in the same social network that they are waiting for the final results because “minutes remain to be totaled”. “We are attentive to the results and we accompany the local and regional leaders of these states to safeguard the votes,” he said.

Freddy Superlano called on citizens to march to the CNE headquarters

For its part, Louis lippa, candidate of the MUD for the governor of Apure, denounced inconsistencies in results announced by the CNE that awarded the victory to Chavista Eduardo Piñate, since the opposition obtained by a Wide margin the mayors of San Fernando, Rómulo Gallegos, Múñoz and Pedro Camejo, but they lost the Government.

“In Puerto Páez we doubled, in Cunaviche we doubled, in San Fernando we doubled, in Biruaca there are many voting centers where we double and where Piñate is favored, he wins by 20, 30 or 9 votes,” Lippa said.

For its part, Isabel Santos, head of the European Union observer mission in Venezuela, presented on Tuesday its preliminary report on the regional elections on Sunday, which confirmed the “lack of judicial independence and non-adherence to the rule of law”.

The Portuguese diplomat, who will return to the country at the end of January or early February – according to her – to present the full report, added that “the political campaign was marked by the extensive use of state resources”.

He stated that “there were no CNE sanctions for the violations“And that the observers of the block”witnessed the establishment of checkpoints in the 23 states and the Capital District, despite their explicit prohibition by the CNE”.

Later he stated: “We regret the murder of a voter who was queuing to vote in Zulia. An attack in which other people were injured ”; at the same time that it indicated that “attacks on an electoral observer (he clarified that he was not from the European Union) and two human rights defenders. Acts like these have no place in a democratic process”, He stressed.

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