Archive for August 10th, 2007

August 10, 2007

President Chávez lowers the tune to enter Mercosur

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MARIA LILIBETH DA CORTE
EL UNIVERSAL

“Oil and gas for the next 100 years,” promised Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez to the Uruguayan people. For his part, Uruguayan President Tabaré Vásquez made available to Venezuela “the intellectual endowment that Uruguay has had in a long time and has distinguished it globally,” in the areas of agriculture, cattle-breeding and information technology.

“Which people? Which government? Which president could be as generous as to make available to the Uruguayan people an oil field? I do not know of any example, at least, as far as Uruguay is concerned,” Vásquez noted during his speech after entering into multiple agreements with Chávez, including an “Energy Security Treaty.”

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August 10, 2007

Venezuelan disgrace: Isaías Rodríguez

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“In 2006, some sectors linked with the opposition, the most conservative ones, with the support of private media outlets, have tried to mislead two topics -impunity and insecurity.” The opposition had implemented the “tactics” to make the government react in an authoritarian way and look like a dictatorial State.

Attorney General Isaías Rodríguez