Colombian elections could give Chavez excuse for cancelling Venezuela’s September legislative elections.
In his column for The Miami Herald, the well known journalist Andrés Oppenheimer published an article on the colombian elections. In this interesting column , Mr Oppenheimer commented that ” watching Colombia’s presidential race, I can’t help wondering whether Colombian candidates, in the heat of the campaign, won’t say something that will give embattled Venezuelan autocrat Hugo Chávez a much-needed excuse to cancel Venezuela’s September legislative elections. Consider what’s happening in South America’s northern tier. Colombia is preparing to hold presidential elections on May 30 to choose a successor to President Alvaro Uribe, who is hugely popular in the country for his crackdown on Marxist guerrillas, and his public denunciations of Chávez’s secret support for them. READ MORE HERE.-