Archive for March 2nd, 2008

March 2, 2008

Chávez ordena movimiento militar a la frontera con Colombia

El demente este desesperado como esta por todo lo que le sale mal bien podria efectivamente llevarnos a donde tanto amenaza. 

Retira a su personal de la embajada colombiana
Chávez ordena movimiento militar a la frontera con Colombia

Noticiero Digita (02/03/08-11:20am).- El presidente Hugo Chávez ordenó el despliegue de 10 batallones de tanques y de la aviación militar a desplegarse a la frontera con Colombia, así como el retiro de todo el personal de la embajada venezolana en ese país, al pronunciarse sobre la muerte de Raúl Reyes.

Señaló que su homólogo ecuatoriano, Rafael Correa, está moviendo tropas al norte de ese país (frontera con Colombia) y ha ordenado el retiro de su embajador de ese país.

Durante su programa dominical 306, Chávez destacó que si bien Venezuela no quiere un conflicto armado, no pueden ponerse de espalda a los hechos. Aseguró que Ecuador cuenta con el apoyo de nuestro país ante cualquier eventualidad.

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March 2, 2008

Chavez orders troops to Colombian border

Associated Press – March 2, 2008 1:23 PM ET

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez (OO’-goh CHAH’-vez) is sending 10 battalions of troops to country’s border with Colombia.

He’s also ordered the Venezuelan embassy in Bogota closed and say all embassy personnel will be withdrawn from Colombia.

The announcements by Venezuela’s leftist leader pushed relations with its neighbor to their tensest point of his 9-year presidency.

Chavez is also warning that Colombia could spark a war in South America, calling its U.S.-allied government “a terrorist state” and labeling President Alvaro Uribe (oo-REE’-bay) “a criminal.”

March 2, 2008

Chavez warns Colombia against cross-border raid

CARACAS (AFP) – Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez warned Colombia Saturday not to carry out a cross-border raid against Marxist FARC rebels into Venezuelan territory, saying it could spark a war.

Chavez’s remarks came hours after Colombia launched a raid in Ecuador that killed the FARC’s number two official Raul Reyes.

“President Uribe, think about it long and hard. You had better not get the idea of doing this on our territory because it would be a ‘causus belli’, cause for a war,” Chavez said in his first reaction to the raid, at an event at the Miraflores presidential palace.

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March 2, 2008

Chavez: Colombia incursion would be war

By CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER,
Associated Press Writer Sun Mar 2, 10:15 AM ET

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez warned his Colombian counterpart that war would break out between the South American neighbors if Colombia’s military crossed into Venezuelan territory.
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Chavez railed on Saturday against Colombian forces for entering Ecuadorean territory on a raid that killed a senior commander of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group, and he cautioned President Alvaro Uribe against similar actions along Venezuela’s border.

“Don’t think about doing that over here, because it would very serious, it would be cause for war,” Chavez said. “How far is President Uribe willing to go in his warlike madness?”

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March 2, 2008

Chavez speaks of war after Colombian raid on Ecuador

Once again Chavez reflects on Uribe what he realy think of himself.

BOGOTA (AFP) – President Hugo Chavez has warned of war if the Colombian military crosses into Venezuelan territory, after Bogota launched a strike against FARC guerrillas in Ecuador, killing a top rebel official.
Raul Reyes of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was killed Saturday in the Colomban raid on a jungle camp on the Ecuadoran side of the common border.

Chavez, speaking in Caracas, warned Colombian President Alvaro Uribe that any similar strike against FARC rebels in Venezuela would reap dire consequences.

“President Uribe, think about it long and hard. You had better not get the idea of doing this on our territory because it would be a ‘causus belli’, cause for a war,” Chavez said in his first reaction to the raid.

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