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Juan Guaidó and the elections in Venezuela: “It is an opportunity to recover democracy” | the-interview-of-tomas-mosciatti

Juan Guaidó and the elections in Venezuela: “It is an opportunity to recover democracy” | the-interview-of-tomas-mosciatti
Juan Guaidó and the elections in Venezuela: “It is an opportunity to recover democracy” | the-interview-of-tomas-mosciatti

A little more than a month before presidential elections in Venezuela, there is expectation for who will occupy the position of the highest authority in the country. In this sense, a agreement to respect the results of the votes of the next July 28which was signed by eight of the ten candidates, including the current president Nicolás Maduro, who intends to go for his third government.

In a new edition of The interview with Tomás Mosciattithere was a conversation with Juan Guaidó, former president in charge of Venezuela and opposition leader to Nicolás Maduro, who on this occasion detailed the sociopolitical panorama ahead of the Venezuelan elections and the projections of this event as a step towards democracy in the country.

Presidential election

“We have an opportunity to recover democracy in Venezuela, because today something that no one doubts is that Maduro is a minority, he does not have popular support, and despite the persecution and the entire regime of terror that he has sown, we have resisted and we unified once again in the democratic alternative”said Guaidó.

“Today no poll reveals the dictator Maduro as the winner, Edmundo González (opposition candidate) has an advantage of over 40 points, never seen before in 25 years, and hardly seen around the world such an overwhelming advantage of a person unknown until recently. a month and a half,” he added.

“This election is not competitive, in fact, we cannot call it an election, it is an event to dispute power and be able to exercise a majority in Venezuela and thus provoke a peaceful and democratic transition in our country because we believe that we can assert and enforce our right. to the vote and the majority”he emphasized.

In this sense, he pointed out that “We are not speculating that Maduro can steal an election or not, we are fighting to be able to enforce the result that we know in advance, because the expectation of change is clearly reflected there”and “the challenge, again, is to be able to assert all that popular expression through the right to vote.”

“I want to return to my country, today I find myself in exile, politically persecuted by a dictatorship, something that, by the way, Chileans also know very well, because they suffered firsthand what it is like to be persecuted, exiled or buried in their country.” country for political reasonshe asserted.

Violence and political repression

“There are many willing to abandon Maduro and manage to make differences, and the challenge will be, once again, to produce the correct incentives in the face of massive and popular mobilization to achieve the transition in Venezuela,” he said.

In Venezuela, “the perpetrators of the violation of human rights are, precisely, the police or persecution forces of the dictatorship”he commented.

“We have denounced that the Maduro dictatorship uses and outsources violence, first in Venezuela, with the so-called urban paramilitaries of collective value, before, the Bolivarians, for example, which they used to repress protests, which they used to persecute dissidence. ”he highlighted.

In this context, “Everyone who was in exile, persecuted by the Maduro dictatorship, was reflected in the terrible, regrettable and painful crime of Lieutenant Ronald Ojeda, which was somehow noticed”he explained.

“We must rescue not only democracy in Latin America, but also address the leadership crisis we have today throughout the world,” he said.

We invite you to watch the full interview on Bio Bio Tv.

 
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