The punishment vote could face a millionaire blackmail. And to celebrate it, the elected governor of Barinas raised his voice to sing "First first!" and meet later with the people of him in the Cathedral of the capital Llenera, a whole tradition in the people of this land.
Sergio Garrido is the man of the moment in Venezuela. Supported by the leadership, at the followers of him and in Freddy Superlano, winner of the regional elections of November whom Nicolás Maduro snatched the governorate by personal decision, he toured Barinas and conquered people for humility. In an act of rebellion and resistance, the Barinees despised the flood of appliances, gas cylinders, zinc ceilings, cement, subsidized food boxes and tons of gifts sent by the government after so many years of forgetfulness.
The beating was such that it impossible that Chavismo would revive the triumph of Garrido, as he already did with Superlano last year or with Andrés Velásquez, leader of the radical cause, in 2017 in the Bolivar State.
Beyond electoral keys, reality became the main letter for opposition: Barinas lives its darker times, beaten by the terrible Bolivarian management and trapped between poverty, emigration and collapse of state services. The states Llaneros de la Deep Venezuela, in the west of the country, add electricity failures, lack of water, gasoline rationing and paupéral salaries, with their hospitals in terrible conditions despite being valid the pandemic of the Coronavirus.
"The key to my victory is that I am from Barinas, the constancy and unity. Talk to people and always talk to them with the truth of what is happening and what is going to be done to improve," said the winner, who Also yesterday received from the National Electoral Council (CNE) the credential that accredits him as a winner.
The opposition caught the victory in Barinas with joy, always accustomed to receiving blows on all sides of Chavismo. Of course, the different groups (electoralists, abstentions, radical, collaborationist) interpreted the results according to their interests, which as they almost always do not reflect reality beyond their own nose.
"Tapa understand and manage this historical success, thank you Barinas," said Maryhen Jiménez politician.
"A lot of care, Mr. Garrido, we're not going to allow them to hurt Barinas," he threatened defeated Jorge Arraza, crushed by the opposition wave despite the capital event of government.
The former chancellor, who has embedded a historical defeat in his first incursion at the polls, deliberated deliberately on several occasions the verb protect, a way of advancing that Chavismo can opt for one of its traditional strategies when they lose an election: name A protector, parallel governor, which by mature decree steals competences, budgets and even buildings to the triumphant governor.Updated Date: 10 January 2022, 17:31