English | News | Reports | 12 septiembre 2013

Partisan use of State TV signal (Venezuela Alert #22)

Nicolas-Maduro-y-Tribunal-Supremo-de-Justicia-TSJ-Venezuela PARTISAN USE OF THE STATE TV SIGNAL By: Monitoreo Ciudadano/ @yomonitoreo President Nicolás Maduro abused the signal of the state-owned television channel for a broadcast by the Carabobo Command in support of the election campaign of the pro-government United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). ... ver más
English | Reports | 31 octubre 2012

Electoral Council is politicized; government abuses public media in campaign (Wilson Center)

Government uses public media as part of campaign The upcoming presidential election in Venezuela slated for October 7 will not be just another election. This election is of fundamental importance. President Chávez, after 14 years in government, is seeking to be re-elected yet again for a six-year term. The Conditions of Competition Without a doubt the greatest weakness of the process lies in the inequitable conditions of competition. ... ver más
News | 19 septiembre 2012

Venezuela’s Unfair Elections (analysis, Joel D. Hirst)

Capriles faces an uneven electoral playing field On October 7 Venezuelans will go to vote in the 12th national-level election in as many years. This time they will be choosing whether or not to extend President Hugo Chavez’s time in office to 19 years (assuming he makes it that far and does not die of cancer, which is another topic altogether). ... ver más