Venezuelan exiles in Miami call for the release of all political prisoners

The president of the Organization of Venezuelans Persecuted Political in Exile (Veppex), José Antonio Colina, today asked the Government of his country to release the hundreds of prisoners considered “political” still imprisoned and not only about 40 people .

In statements to Efe, Colina described as “maneuvering” the decision of the Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, to release a small number of “hostages” in order to obtain “political benefits” in return, although, from the humanitarian point of view, he was pleased that these people can get out of jail.

Therefore, he considered that releasing these “exchange tokens” represents more a “show” than a demonstration of a willingness to change things in the country.

In his opinion, with the releases of these last days Maduro wants to present himself at the dialogue table between the Government and the anti-Chavez in the Dominican Republic with some gesture of conciliation and “gain time” until having more favorable conditions in future presidential elections.

In addition, Colina, considered that the released are people of “low profile” to those who have “broken the spirit” and will not raise their voices again to protest the circumstances that are experienced in the country and will choose to remain “silent or leave. from the country”.

Therefore, believes that “nothing will change” in Venezuela, but anticipated that in the first quarter of 2018 the crisis in the country will worsen, which could lead to the “enraged people” reach a “breaking point” and there is a social explosion.

Of these protests, he considered that some unknown person who becomes leader of the opposition and who gives relief to the current anti-Chavistas, who sees “burned” already in that role, could leave from the “bases”.

The freedom of all those considered as “political prisoners” is one of the requests of the opponents in the dialogue they have with the Maduro government to seek a solution to the crisis that Venezuela is experiencing, in negotiations that Colina repudiated sharply.

They also demand changes in the Electoral Council, which they distrust; the restitution of the powers of the Parliament, with an opposition majority, and the opening of a humanitarian channel for the entry of food and medicine into the country.

The ruling party, for its part, calls for the acceptance of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) established by Chavez in Venezuela, as well as the lifting of economic sanctions by the United States that weigh on some government officials.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest

Florida Governor Urges President Maduro to Resign Immediately

Florida Gov. Rick Scott urged Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to resign immediately during a rally in tribute to Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López in...

Four television networks refuse to issue an advertisement for Trump

President Bush's campaign, Donald Trump, today denounced four of the top five US cable television networks. Have refused to issue an advertisement promoting the...

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. impresses; Pineda hopes to return fully

The start of baseball training camps in the Major Leagues, allows Latin American baseball players to become protagonists such as the young Dominican Vladimir...

Thompson was the figure and Doncic achieved his first triple-double

The escort Klay Thompson starred another historic day in the NBA to contribute 44 points and tie two marks of triples. Thompson shone at the...

Texas Hispanic Nanny Is Arrested For Hitting Kids With Baseball Bat

A Hispanic nanny in San Antonio, Texas, was arrested on Sunday accused of beating two children in her charge with an aluminum baseball bat...