Venezuela, elections get off to peaceful start

Posted on October 7, 2012 • Filed under: Politics, Venezuela

According to ( – Venezuela’s 2012 presidential elections got underway this morning, with many citizens queuing from 3 am in the early hours of the morning outside polling stations to cast their vote.

Numerous supporters of the government began the day’s activities with the “toque de Diana;” a trumpet call at around 3.30 am reminding people to go and vote. Many of the country’s Chavistas, including many community media outlets, have been up all night in preparation for the day ahead. Read Article

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