Venezuelan opposition Juan Guaidó denounced this Friday that “there is no fair game” within the native and regional elections subsequent Sunday, to which the anti-Chavista bloc will attend for the primary time in 5 years, together with many of the politicians who confirmed him their help.
“The electoral power in Venezuela is not independent, it is protected by the dictatorship, the cards of the political parties of the (opposition) unit are still kidnapped and their initials given to leaders co-opted by the dictatorship,” he stated in a video broadcast on his networks social.
In addition, he affirmed that the authorities “did not allow the return of the exiles”, even supposing three of the opposition candidates -Tomás Guanipa in Caracas, José Manuel Olivares in La Guaira state and Américo de Grazia to the Government of Bolívar- returned to their nation and have been capable of marketing campaign.
In the opinion of the previous deputy, “the advantage of the regime” of President Nicolás Maduro “is total”, since they use the general public media to advertise the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), “they allow irregular registrations” and ” they make use of public resources. “
“Our position on that (electoral) event has been very firm and, in recent weeks, the facts support it: there are no conditions for a free and fair election in Venezuela,” he pressured, even supposing most opponents have supported participation in elections.
Among those that have supported the choice to go to the polls is Voluntad Popular (VP), the social gathering led by Leopoldo López and through which Guaidó has performed his total profession.
“We have said that we respect the decision of the parties of the unity that decided to go to the process as a tool of struggle, organization and exercise of the majority that we are in Venezuela, also that of the parties that will not participate arguing the absence of conditions”, Guaidó stated with out instantly referring to any group.
To the totally different commentary missions, together with one from the European Union (EU) which he didn’t point out instantly, he demanded that they current experiences which can be a “clear image of all the abuses of the dictatorship” that – he considers – workouts Mature.
Finally, he made a name “to all Venezuelans”, amongst whom, in keeping with the polls, has a really adverse picture, to proceed “fighting together for the objective” of “recovering democracy” and “overcoming the crisis.”
“For this, we are going to insist on a comprehensive agreement (in the negotiation with the Government) that provides urgent solutions and that allows us to achieve conditions for free, fair and verifiable presidential and parliamentary elections,” he concluded.