The Hands Off Venezuela National Conference will be held in London on Saturday 4 May. Come to discuss the legacy of Hugo Chávez, the April 14 presidential election results and the challenges facing the Bolivarian revolution.
On Sunday April 14, Bolivarian candidate Nicolas Maduro won the Venezuelan presidential election by a narrow margin. With 99.12% of the votes counted, there was a 78.71% turn out, with Maduro receiving 7,505,378 votes (50.66%), and Capriles 7,270,403 votes (49.07%). Opposition candidate Capriles declared that he does not recognise the result and demanded an audit of 100% of the vote.
On Saturday 13th f April, 50 students came to listen to Andreas Bülow, from the Hands Off Venezuela campaign i Denmark, talking about the Venezuelan revolution and the herritage of Hugo Chavez. The meeting was organized by the socialist student organisation Smålands Nation and was chaired by their representative, Tomas Kristoffersson.
Millions of people turned out for the closing election rally of the Bolivarian candidate filling 7 huge avenues in the centre of Caracas ahead of Sunday's presidential election. Here's a pìcture gallery from the "Hugo Chávez" Campaign Commando.
On Wednesday April 3rd, over 80 people crammed into a classroom at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) to hear about the revolutionary legacy of Hugo Chávez and the prospects for the revolution moving forward. The outpouring of grief from millions — not just from Venezuelans but from workers all over the world — has demonstrated what Chávez and his ideas meant to the oppressed sectors around the planet.