Cuba Democracia y Vida

La voz en Suecia de los cubanos cívicos de intramuros y del exílio

Editor y Redactor: Guillermo Milán Reyes, Miembro del Instituto Nacional de Periodismo Latinoamericano (INPL)

For more publications in English
or Swedish click on respective
flag above

Cantidad de Visitantes: 57 304 141

Google


Enlaces :
DIARIO DE CUBA
INFOBAE
CUBANET

14 Y MEDIO. DIARIO HECHO EN CUBA.

CIBER CUBA.
WEB DE YOUTUBE DE LA UNIÓN PATRIÓTICA DE CUBA LAS GLORIOSAS FUERZAS PACÍFICAS UNPACU.

DIARIO LAS AMÉRICAS.COM



Observatorio Cubano de Derechos Humanos.
MEDICINA CUBANA
BUENAVISTA V CUBA WEBLOG
RELIGION EN REVOLUCION.
FOROFILO: Blog de Filosofía del Dr. Alberto Roteta Dorado.
PATRIA DE MARTÍ EN ESPAÑOL. DEL POLITÓLOGO Dr. Julio M. Shiling.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW8puy8WjMABrA7e7FUvG-A
CANAL EVTV
LA PATILLA. WEB VENEZOLANA DE NOTICIAS.
CANAL DE JUAN JUAN EN YOUTUBE

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCucqVzJXJKiqDxD4O7yScRg

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb1_b4vlNQYBmRg3V5X3MPA



CUBITA NAO.
EL PITAZO
PANAM POST: NOTICIAS Y ANALISIS DE LAS AMERICAS.
DOLAR TODAY
EL NACIONAL. CARACAS VENEZUELA.
ABC.ES INTERNACIONAL
EL NUEVO HERALD
EL PAÍS
FORO ANTITOTALITARIO FANTU

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo-AWISEV5xlCJxXWh6LKug

 



Venezuelan Opposition: We Will Win Even a Rigged Election. By Sabrina Martín.
  
22-11-2015

web/article.asp?artID=30001

Venezuelan Opposition: We Will Win Even a Rigged Election
By Sabrina Martín
PanAm Post
November 19, 2015


Regional governments have recently kept their distance from President Nicolás Maduro,
whose public image has been tainted by allegations of human-rights abuses. (El Venezolano)

Vente Venezuela Youth Say Maduro Has Lost All Legitimacy

The Venezuelan legislative elections are around the corner, and it's not looking good for the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).

President Nicolás Maduro's approval rating is at an all-time low, and allegations of human-rights abuses have harmed his image internationally. This is the diagnosis of Pedro Urruchurtu, a Venezuelan political analyst and international youth outreach coordinator with the opposition party Vente Venezuela.

Urruchurtu sat down with the PanAm Post at the International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY) 2015 Summit in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. He explained why the December election is so important for Venezuela, and the tricks the government may have up its sleeve.

"Maduro has become an inconvenience for the region's governments," he said, noting that the president has lost political support both in and out Venezuela.

Do you believe Venezuela is a dictatorship?

It's a modern dictatorship: a regime that, on the one hand, uses elections to portray a respectable image before the international community, and that, on the other, has some profound authoritarian practices that border on totalitarianism in many respects.

The regime is totalitarian, because it interferes with the Venezuelans' daily lives. The government engages in profound censorship, holds political prisoners, and tortures. It shares many features with dictatorships; the only difference is we have all this technology these days that prevents the regime from becoming a ruthless dictatorship like the ones from the past century. 

Nevertheless, it is an absolutely authoritarian regime, a modern dictatorship.

If the regime controls the election, why take part?

Elections are just another battle in the struggle that we must put up every day.

We have learned in the past that participating in elections is necessary, and we understand that giving up the fight grants them an automatic victory. The electoral struggle is important if you have strong candidates who embody the right values and who understand the nature of the regime we are facing. 

But we also believe that this is not just about elections. Beyond votes, we believe in other methods to demand change that are within the Constitution and democracy, such as peaceful protests.

What is the opposition standing up against in this election?

The government has an undue advantage, because it has public funds, and campaigns ahead of time. Ruling-party opportunism is one problem.

But also there is also what we call "electoral engineering", when the government intervenes at polling stations to manipulate the final tally in the ruling party's favor.

One method is to use those who traditionally abstain from voting in elections. The government changes those voters' electoral district to a different place, likely far away from their home state. Then there are polling stations which are hard for the opposition to get to, because they are in ruling-party strongholds. Our observers are afraid to go there, because they have no assurance for their safety.

Further strategies arise when the polls close. It has been proven that when the opposition is winning an election, the government orders that the voting time be extended. Then somehow the ruling party starts reversing those trends during those hours.

The government has also banned opposition politicians from running.

That's why the Organization of American States (OAS) General Secretary [Luis Almagro] said that the current conditions, without qualified observers, do not guarantee a fair and transparent election in Venezuela.

Why don't foreign governments understand or address the problems in Venezuela?

I believe that the Venezuelan government has been very effective with the argument that it has won 19 out of 20 elections. This allows them to claim that they are legitimate, because people voted for them, regardless of how the elections were carried out. 

It has been useful to sell the idea of legitimacy abroad. These people might say, "if the Venezuelan government has been democratically elected, why would I say it is a dictatorship?" 

I do believe, however, that countries in the region have changed their perception of Venezuela. OAS Secretary General Almagro has changed his mind; we see it in the UNASUR electoral mission; we see how Brazil officials complained about the irregularities, and then Uruguay joined them.

It seems that with Maduro's low approval rating, and his violation of human rights, foreign-government leaders are starting to think: "how convenient is it to take a photo with a human-rights abuser, to travel to Venezuela to legitimize an election from which the government has banned international observers?"

In other words, the same international community that supported the Maduro administration two years ago is now keeping their distance.

I think that if Argentinean [opposition candidate Mauricio] Macri wins the elections, it will also have an impact on how the region perceives the Venezuelan government. 

Maduro is quite weak right now. That explains his Caribbean tours in an attempt to recover his allies, and his future visit to Saudi Arabia to try to push oil prices up and become influential again.

What will the opposition do now that the government has banned international observers?

The Venezuelan government hasn't authorized missions from the OAS and the European Union, and as the opposition we must take action. 

The opposition will bring an important number of international observers, who will be stationed at strategic points across the country, where we need their support.

Even though it will not be an official mission authorized by the government, the observers will accompany, assess, and even verify eventual irregularities, so they will be able to tell the world what they see.

On the other hand, the UNASUR mission is a limited one, with many restrictions; the observers don't even know if the report will be published because the election authority has to approve it first.

Fergus Hodgson contributed to this article.

Translated by Adam Dubove. 

__________________

 

Comentarios al artículo






 Get a new challenge


 
09-04-2022Ukraine VIDEO: Sky News interview with Vladimir Putins spokesman Dmitry Peskov who denies Russia has carried out war crimes in Ukraine but admits theres  been significant Russian losses.
29-03-2022DW News Conflict Zone VIDEO: How large is the discontent among Russias political and security elite?
18-03-2022Ukraine - Radio Free Europe: Ivan Fyodorov, the mayor of Melitopol was taken prisoner by invading Russian forces on March 11 and has now been freed in an exchange operation.
18-03-2022Ukraine VIDEO El American: Russian Tyranny Versus the FREE WORLD. Julio M. Shiling intreviews the renowned Ukrainian lawyer and activist Oleksandra Matviichuk.
17-03-2022Asian Boss VIDEO: Kazakhstani React To Russian Invasion Of Ukraine.
10-08-2021Cuba video: Fidel Castro on 'Face the Nation' - January 11, 1959 - with his big lies in English.      
09-02-2021EEUU Fox News Tucker: American elites have aligned themselves with China. Interview with journalist and author Lee Smith. + link to a must read.
25-01-2021EE.UU video Fox News: Interview with Senator Marco Rubio on the impeachment against Trump, the first move of Joe Biden on imigration and more....
24-09-2020Video Hudson Institute: Marco Rubio on US Foreign policy.
06-10-2019Harassment and Espionage in Costa Rica against Zoilamerica Ortega Murillo. By Wilfredo Miranda Aburto. Havana Times/Conficencial. + VIDEO Trailer Exiliada.
04-10-2019Diario de Cuba VIDEO: Interview with lawyer who represents Cuban doctors in their accusation of the Panamerican Health Organization, PAHO: "Paho intentionally violated international law to traffick with Cuban medical doctors".
01-05-2019Video Fox Business: Mike Pompeo: Maduro wanted to leave Venezuela, Russia told him to stay.
14-04-2019Video VOA: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to Voice of America about Venezuela and Nicaragua and relations in Latinamerica with Iran and China.
23-08-2018Dagoberto Valdes on the New Constitution: "Reality Is More Stubborn than Political Will". By Vicente Morina Aguado. Havana Times.
09-07-2018"Living Freely Is a Wise Decision" says Cuban Artist Lia Villares. By Veronica Vega. Havana Times.
07-06-2018Nicaragua's Private Sector Calls for an End to the Ortega Government. Havana Times.
02-11-2017Evangelical pastor Alain Toledano: "If We Stay Quiet They Crush Us". By Ricardo Fernández. 14ymedio.
09-10-2017Interview with Julio Ferrer Tamayo, Independent Cuban Lawyer. By Iván García. Translating Cuba.
28-08-2017"The Canal Will Be the End of Daniel Ortega". Interview with Bianca Jagger by Carlos F Chamorro. Havana Times.
31-07-2017Venezuela CNN video: Luis Almagro, head of the Organization of American States, says Venezuelas controversial election on Sunday was a fraud that cannot fool anybody.
25-07-2017Venezuela video: CNN Interview with Julio Borges, venezuelan opposition leader and president of the venezuelan Parliament.
11-05-2017Interview with El Sexto (Danilo Maldonado) in San Francisco. Translating Cuba.
21-04-2017Chavista Army Can't Hold Venezuela Hostage for Long, Says Renowned Political Scientist. By Pedro García Otero. PanAm Post.
18-04-2017The West's indifference allowed Castro regime to increase repressions, the Cuban opposition leader says. Perth Herald Tribune.
07-04-2017State Security Doctors Constantly Mistreated Us. 14ymedio.
14-12-2016The Price in Cuba of a Journalism that Reaches More People. by Yusimi Rodríguez. Havana Times. 
09-12-2016Life in Cuba under the Castros. CSW press interviews Mario Felix Lleonart Barroso, a prominent Cuban Baptist pastor and human rights activist.
31-10-2016A Cuban Dissident's Tragic Story. By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
28-10-2016A judge, then an independent lawyer, and currently in prison, Julio Ferrer Tamayo talks about the corruption of the Cuban judicial system. By Waldo Fernández Cuenca. Diario de Cuba.
25-10-2016Guillermo Fariñas: I am hopeful as I bid Europe Farewell. Diario de Cuba.
22-07-2016Revenue for the regime, a crackdown on society, and the repression of dissidents. Diario de Cuba.
12-07-2016Cuban dissident leader tours U.S., Europe. By Alan Gomez.
14-06-2016Yoani Sanchez Talks about Cubas Changes. By Almudena de Cabo. Havana Times.
04-06-2016VIDEO. José Daniel Ferrer: "Cubas opposition movement has grown stronger since U.S.-Cuba deal, dissident says".
01-06-2016Cuban dissident leader takes his message to the United States: 'We,re not afraid'. By Karen DeYoung.
28-05-2016José Daniel Ferrer, the man behind Cuba's largest opposition group. By Nora Gámez Torres.
09-05-2016The Ordeal of a Cuban Rafter. By Ivett de las Mercedes. Havana Times.
02-04-2016Yoani Sanchez on Castro and Obama's Key Moment. By Carlos F. Chamorro. Havana Times/Conficencial.
12-03-2016Video: White House adviser Ben Rhodes on Cuba and Obama visit to Cuba.
04-03-2016Justice in Venezuela is Out of Focus. By VenEconomy. LAHT.
05-02-2016Venezuela: "History Will Thank Maduro If He Resigns", Says New Speaker. By Thabata Molina.
14-01-2016Cuban Church leader pastor Bernado Quesada: "They see us as a threat". By Reinaldo Escobar. 14ymedio.
22-11-2015Venezuelan Opposition: We Will Win Even a Rigged Election. By Sabrina Martín.
09-11-2015Padre Conrado: The Church has the responsibility of accompanying the people in new pathways. Interview by Luz Escobar. 14ymedio.
05-10-2015Interview with Argentine parish priest in Holguín, Marcos Pirán Gómez: "The family unit in Holguín is very damaged".
09-09-2015Dr Jeovany Jimenez Vega: "There Will Not Be A Wave Of Physicians Returning To Cuba." By Reinaldo Escobar.
25-08-2015Yusmila Reyna: UNPACUs Challenge Is To Turn Sympathizers into Activists. By Yoani Sanchez.
20-08-2015Guillermo Fariñas: Latest arrests show the Cuban regime's insecurity. The regime in Havana was left without enemies after the rapprochement with the US Government. The battle is now with the Cuban citizen, because the enemy is the people. EFE-14ymedio.
19-08-2015Video CNN news -  Cuban dissidents: Nothing will change. Interview with Antonio Rodiles.
10-07-2015Video PBS Interview with Omar Pérez, Che Guevara's son, poet, artist and musician: "The revolution has been dead for years, for decades". By Judy Woodruff.




Editores y Redactore: 
Guillermo Milán


 Colaboradores:

Julio M. Shiling

Lcdo. Sergio Ramos

Carlos

Referencia en línea
Diccionario, enciclopedia y más
Palabra:
Buscar en:
Diccionario de español
Diccionario de inglés
Diccionario de alemán
Diccionario de francés
Diccionario de italiano
Diccionario de árabe
Diccionario de chino (S)
Diccionario de polaco
Diccionario de portugués
Diccionario de holandés
Diccionario de noruego
Diccionario de griego
Diccionario de ruso
Diccionario de turco
Sólo en inglés:


  

Canal YouTube
de CDV.ORG
CANAL YOU TUBE DE CubaDemocracia y Vida.org


 

 
PRESOS POLITICOS
 
 
 
              MÉDICO ESCRITOR             
         Dr. Eloy A. González.     
NUEVO LIBRO:
"Una Patria atesorada
para muchos y

perdida para otros
"  

MÉDICO ESCRITOR Dr. Eloy A. González. NUEVO LIBRO:  “Una Patria atesorada para muchos y perdida para otros”
 MÉDICO ESCRITOR Dr. Eloy A. González. NUEVO LIBRO:  “Una Patria atesorada para muchos y perdida para otros”
 
 Cuba: Derechos Humanos.
DERECHOS HUMANOS : HUMAN RIGHTS

CUBA:
REPRESORES CUBANOS.
ESBIRROS CASTRISTAS
Cuba: PÁGINA PARA REGISTRAR A LOS REPRESORES O ESBIRROS DE LA TIRANÍA DE LOS CASTRO.

 Cuba: Represión.
REPRESIÓN EN CUBA

Videos de UNPACU
CUBANOS DE A PIE OPINAN. VIDEOS REALIZADOS POR LA GLORIOSA UNPACU:

Noticias sobre Venezuela:
TODO SOBRE VENEZUELA.

 Sobre el Mártir Oswaldo Payá:
OSWALDO PAYA SARDIÑAS: NOTAS DE PRENSA, DOCUMENTOS, VIDEOS, NOTICIAS.

Sobre Orlando Zapata.
ORLANDO ZAPATA TAMAYO. MÁRTIR DE CUBA. VIDEOS, ARTÍCULOS, OPINIONES, DOCUMENTOS Y NOTICIAS.

Cuba: Damas de Blanco.
DAMAS DE BLANCO

Canal VIMEO de CDV.ORG
 Canal VIMEO de CubaDemocraciayVida.org
  MÉDICO Y ESCRITOR ELOY A. 
  GONZÁLEZ:
NUEVO LIBRO:       
 “Una Patria atesorada para  
muchos y perdida para otros”
MÉDICO Y ESCRITOR ELOY A. GONZÁLEZ: EXCELENTE NUEVO LIBRO:  “Una Patria atesorada para muchos  y perdida para otros”
MÉDICO Y ESCRITOR ELOY A. GONZÁLEZ: EXCELENTE NUEVO LIBRO:  “Una Patria atesorada para muchos  y perdida para otros”

 

Haga Click en la imagen abajo para
comprar este excelente libro del
Escritor, e
Ingeniero Químico
Roberto L. Capote Castillo.

 Nuevo Libro N° 48: "Desde las orillas del Sena". Tomo XXVII. Serie “Cartas a Ofelia”. Por Félix José Hernández.

BIBLIOCUBA:  Crónicas coleccionables. Libros “Cartas a Ofelia” . Félix José Hernández

NUEVO LIBRO DEL ABOGADO Faisel Iglesias: "DOLOR Y PERDON" LA HISTORIA DE LA MUSICA CUBANA A TRAVÉS DE BENNY MORE (En español)

 Libro: "ASÍ  SE VOTA EN CUBA": Cuba es una pequeña Corea del Norte. Dijo el autor del libro Leandro Querido.

Haga CLIC AQUÍ
para comprar el libro
en la editorial de origen
.
 

ESCRITOR ELOY A. GONZÁLEZ:
NUEVO LIBRO:
Notas sobre
la religiosidad del
cubano bajo una
dictadura  prolongada.
CLICK LA IMAGEN DEBAJO

NUEVO LIBRO DE ELOY A. GONZÁLEZ: Notas sobre la religiosidad del cubano bajo una dictadura prolongada.

La Habana bien
vale unos Títulos
Por el Dr. Eloy A González.
CLICK  LA IMAGEN DEBAJO
“La Habana bien vale unos Títulos”. Una selección de artículos sobre Salud, Medicina y Educación Médica en Cuba. Por el Dr. Eloy A. González.

  Click debajo y Compre
este
hermoso libro
de Manolo Pozo.
"Aurora-Poesía": Nuevo libro de Manolo Pozo. Escritor, Periodista Independiente, fue durante 14 años columnista del periódico "20 de Mayo", Ex-Prisionero Político cubano y Miembro del Nuevo Presidio Político Plantado.

 MOVIMIENTO CRISTIANO LIBERACION
EL BLOG DE DANILO MALDONADO, "EL SEXTO".
RADIO REPÚBLICA CUBA
ATeVe
ICLEP: INSTITUTO CUBANO POR LA LIBERTAD DE EXPRESIÓN Y PRENSA.
YUSNABY POST.
CUBANOS DE ADENTRO Y DE ABAJO
PUENTE DEMOCRATICO
VIDEOS DESDE CUBA: CRIOLLO "LBERAL".
PRO CUBA LIBRE
NEO CLUB
ARCHIVO CUBA
LIBERTAD DIGITAL
TELEVISIÓN ESPAÑOLA EN VIVO. TRES CANALES EN DIRECTO: CANAL 24H, CANAL 1 DE LA TVE Y CANAL DE DEPORTE.
BLOG DEL DR. MICHAEL LARRONDO: Médicos Disidentes sin Censura.
 



Content Management System SimpleCMS

©2005-2022 Cuba Democracia y Vida.
E-mail: info@cubademocraciayvida.org