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Unformatted text preview: e power, undermined Venezuela's previously democratic political system and altered the outcomes of election through corruption, fraud and intimidation.¶ The Obama administration should make clear that free and fair elections , properly monitored by respected international election observers, are essential to Venezuela's future standing in the hemisphere and the world. Likewise, Secretary of State John Kerry should work with regional partners— including (but not limited to) Brazil, Canada, Colombia and Mexico—to firmly encourage Maduro's interim government. A unified regional voice would send a powerful signal to Chavez's cronies in Caracas and longtime enablers in China, Iran and Russia. ¶ APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE
7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013
CFJPV Condition future diplomatic and economic relations. Corruption and criminality were widespread under the Chavez regime, as highlevel government and military officials benefited from close ties to corrupt businesses and international...
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