The decision of the Venezuelan opposition to participate in the elections of governors and mayors of November 21 did not have the unanimous support of several of its leaders, including the president in charge, Juan Guidó, who, although he did not reject the announcement, has said publicly that there are still enough conditions for the vote to be free. In a mockery tone, Nicolás Maduro said on Tuesday night that he would applaud when he sees Guido voting at the November elections, to which the opposition leader responded that the warranties for Logar free and fair elections will be sought to protest in the streets or in the new negotiation between the opposition and the regime that will be resumed on Friday in Mexico City. "Maduro: Ponte seriously. We all know that today there are no conditions or guarantees for an election Free and fair. So much, that you are sitting as a counterpart in an international negotiation process that seeks these electoral guarantees, policies and a schedule of elections ", He said guided on Twitter.
This Wednesday, the European Union saw with good eyes the participation of the Unitary Opposition Platform in the elections and once again requested "electoral conditions that respect the international standards of democracy," said Peter Stano, Principal Voice of Foreign Affairs of the Commission European It is still pending that the EU decides whether it will send an electoral observation mission to vote. "The conditions for free and fair elections should be consolidated. Those who decided to participate and those who do not fight for liberation and democracy, to leave the tragedy; on the street, or in Mexico. We struggle for conditions to get out of the dictatorship, "Guidó said. If the People's party, JUIDÓ party and the opposition leader Leopoldo López, decided to participate in the election, he did it with reluctance. Main leaders and by the pressure of the bases in different states and municipalities of the country, political sources told the world. Lopez himself does not agree with participating if no maximum guarantees are achieved, something that is still far from occurred, the sources added. Other folk will leaders such as David Smolansky, commissioner of the General Secretariat of the OAS for the crisis of Migrants and Venezuelan refugees, publicly rejected participation in the elections, also because there are no conditions. "Do not vote on dictatorship, it is also a right. Who does not vote in Venezuela today, exercises an act of civil disobedience that challenges social and intimidating control installed by the dictatorship, if there were no conditions just 8 months for the parliamentarians, why are there now? "He wrote Smolansky on Twitter. During the press conference in which the participation of the opposition in the election was announced, The Secretary General of Democratic Action, Henry Ramos Allup, told those who do not believe in an electoral exit to the crisis of the country that have total freedom to rehearse others Rategias "It has been said that the dictatorship does not come out with elections, those who believe that the exit is not electoral and that they spend imagining fictions, no one prevents them from carrying them out," he said. When asked about the absence of guido In the act - although there were representatives of his party, "Ramos limited himself to responding, with obvious annoyance:" His party is participating, he is not a party ". The politicologist Ana Milagros Parra considers that the decision of the parties to participate, After more than three years without going to elections for lack of guarantees, he leaves Guidó in a difficult crossroads. "If he decides to participate, he goes against all his narrative and position, but the electoral road seems to take strength, with the international community Promoting humanitarian dialogue and looking for an electoral schedule. If it does not participate, it is more isolated, and it is likely that not everyone will continue, becoming more weakened, "said Parra.Date Of Update: 04 September 2021, 11:14