10 Dec 2006

PARTY FOR VENEZUELA

VIC Post-election Update

Dear Friend,

Please find below an update following Hugo Chavez's re-election last Sunday.

All the best,
Gordon Hutchison
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1) HUGO CHAVEZ WINS WITH MASSIVE VOTE IN VENEZUELA'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.
Hugo Chávez has been re-elected as president of Venezuela, receiving 63% of the vote - and winning a million more votes than at the recall referendum in 2004.

- More information on the election here: http://www.vicuk.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=162&Itemid=29

- Leading campaigners call re-election a victory for democracy and social progress. Read their statements here:
http://www.vicuk.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=159&Itemid=30

2) LOBBY YOUR MP TO SHOW SUPPORT IN SOLIDARITY WITH VENEZUELA
Colin Burgon MP and Jeremy Corbyn MP have put down Early Day Motions in Parliament in solidarity with Venezuela following President Chavez's landslide re-election.
Venezuela Information Centre encourages you to write to your MP asking them to add their name.

More information at:
http://www.vicuk.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=160&Itemid=30

3) PARTY FOR VENEZUELA - CELEBRATE CHAVEZ'S VICTORY
Come and celebrate the re-election of Hugo Chavez as Venezuelan president with sounds from Latin America and an eyewitness account of the election!

Get details of the VIC fundraising party at:
http://www.vicuk.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=161&Itemid=30

4) JOIN THE VENEZUELA INFORMATION CENTRE
Support VIC’s solidarity activities by becoming a member. Read the membership appeal from Tony Benn, Harold Pinter, Bruce Kent, Caroline Lucas MEP, Rodney Bickerstaffe and Ann Pettifor at
http://www.left-click.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=155&Itemid=30

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