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Supreme Court knocks out main challenger to President Chavez re-election

Tuesday, October 18th 2011 - 08:49 UTC
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Venezuela's Supreme Court blocked high-profile opposition challenger Leopoldo López on Monday from running against President Hugo Chávez in a 2012 vote despite an international ruling in his favour. Read full article


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  • GeoffWard2

    Perhaps in the land of the corrupt, the least corrupt should be the last man standing. . . . hang on, that would eliminate Chavez himself.
    Let's think again . . . .

    I know, bar him from standing for office until 2014 (that should give us time to get him in prison) . . .

    . . but what's this? . . The Supreme Court says that López can stand for office but can't take up the post if he wins.

    Oh, NO! Our Inter-American Court of Human Rights now says that López's disqualification from politics over corruption allegations is unjustified.
    Hey! They're supposed to say what WE tell them!

    That leaves us with only one option . . . . go and get me a drunk driver.

    Oct 18th, 2011 - 08:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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