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Ruben Linares, UNT National Coordinator member, held an interview with Hassan Juma, president of the South Oil Basra Union, in London, on Tuesday 6th of December. Both trade unionists shared their experiences in their particular fights against US imperialism.

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Ruben Linares of the National Coordinating Committee of the Venezuelan UNT visited Britain for a week, hosted by the Hands Off Venezuela campaign. The visit was part of the successful national conference of HOV, which he addressed. Ruben stands on the left of the union and was extremely pleased by the visit, which allowed him to meet with a large number of trade unionists, including representatives of the TUC. He addressed the National Executives of the rail union, the RMT, and the fire-fighters union, the FBU. He spoke to members of the international department of the TUC and also met Brendan Barber, its General Secretary and also addressed a meeting of Members of Parliament at the House of Commons, sponsored by John McDonnell MP.

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According to preliminary results released a few hours after voting centers closed, pro-Chavez parties won all seats in the National Assembly and Chavez's own MVR party won 114 out of the 167 seats. Opposition leaders argued that low turnout made the new National Assembly illegitimate.

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The people of Venezuela have gone to the polls 11 times in seven years. Almost a superfluity of democracy, some might think, and signs of electoral fatigue could be detected in Sunday's elections for the National Assembly when only 30% of the electorate bothered to vote. The rest perceived the result as a foregone conclusion since in earlier elections President Hugo Chávez, or the candidates he backed, had stacked up substantial majorities. Sunday's poll followed the trend, and the Chávez list wiped the board.

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For the fourth time, Venezuela’s opposition parties are undergoing a bizarre process implosion. One can only hope that this presumably last error (because they will be practically gone after that) will mean the rebirth of a responsible and constitutional opposition in Venezuela.

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The supporters of the Hands Off Venezuela campaign in Greece have been working to build up the campaign within the Greek labour movement and youth. The official launch of the campaign on November 25 in the headquarters of the GSEE, the main trade union federation was a successful start.

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On Saturday December 3rd over 200 people attended the founding conference of the British Hands Off Venezuela campaign at the main hall of the London headquarters of NATFHE – the union of lecturers in further education. It was attended by people from all over Britain. The majority were activists in the British labour and trade union movement, although there was also a large number of youth and students.

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El Sábado 3 de diciembre, más de 200 personas participaron en la conferencia fundacional de la Campaña Manos Fuera de Venezuela en Gran Bretaña, en el salón de actos del local de NATFHE, el sindicato de profesores de universidad. La mayoría eran activistas y directivos sindicales del movimiento obrero británico, aunque también había una gran cantidad de jóvenes y estudiantes.

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This resolution was passed by the 200 trade union and youth activists who attendended the Hands Off Venezuela national conference in London.

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