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Hillary Clinton calls the "will of the people" is respected in Venezuela elections

The pre Democratic candidate for President of the United States. Hillary Clinton said today that the "will of the people" in legislative elections next Sunday in Venezuela must be respected to allegations of lack of collateral.


"Venezuela vote this weekend. We must ensure that the will of the people is respected, "Clinton said after a speech at the Atlantic Council study center in Washington over the leadership of women.
"Our voices must be raised in the name of democracy in Venezuela," said the former Secretary of State when asked about the elections, referring to the support that the countries of the continent should lead to a full democratic process in Venezuela.

Clinton, favorite to get the Democratic nomination for the White House in 2016, also said he was "outraged by the murder in cold blood of (the Venezuelan opposition leader) Luis Manuel Diaz during a rally last week."

Diaz, secretary of the opposition party Democratic Action (AD), died on Nov. 25 after being shot during an act of election campaign which also involved Lilian Tintori, wife of fellow opposition leader and Popular Will, Leopoldo Lopez, condemned nearly 14 years in prison.

In a statement issued last week, the secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, condemned the death of Diaz, who was not, in his opinion, an "isolated incident" but that is part of a strategy to "intimidate the opposition."

Almagro also reported that "recently, there have been many allegations of lack of guarantees in the electoral process" of parliamentary Venezuela scheduled for December 6.

More than 19 million Venezuelans are eligible to vote on Sunday in order to elect the 167 members of the National Assembly (AN, parliament).

For almost fifteen years, Chavez has a majority in the unicameral legislature.

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