Tanks Deployed by Chavez Captured on Twitter

According to the Madrid based Spanish daily newspaper ABC, exit polling showed opposition candidate Henrique Capriles with a lead of 51.3% over incumbent Hugo Chávez’s 48.06% with an hour left to vote during Sunday’s presidential election in Venezuela. [1] Other reports before the election showed Capriles with a strong lead. [2] Official reports listed Chávez…

Hope for Change in Venezuela

There is concern in Venezuela about the direction the country is moving politically, and Venezuelan governor Henrique Capriles is beginning to represent hope for opposition groups. As mayor of Caracas, Henrique was targeted by the administration for not doing enough to suppress protests against the Cuban embassy in 2002, and was charged with fomenting violence;…