Chavez foes see Venezuela’s cure in 2012 vote
buy canada goose jacket cheap CARACAS (Reuters) Venezuela opposition says the ballot box, not the clutch of cancer, offers the best chance to unseat the president who has mocked its leaders for years.
The rollercoaster drama of President Hugo Chavez health woes has kept Venezuelans riveted for a month.
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have a route and we going to follow it, Caracas metropolitan mayor Antonio Ledezma, a strident Chavez critic, told Reuters hours after the president returned unexpectedly from Cuba after having a cancerous tumor removed.
Showing notable restraint in a nation where partisan invective has often gone to vicious lengths, opposition leaders have shied away from comments on Chavez illness that could be construed as capitalizing on his misfortune.
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With speculation still rife about how much post operative treatment Chavez needs and how actively he can govern, analysts saw his surprise homecoming on Monday as a conscious move to prevent any undermining of his leadership or electoral base.
back is a way to settle things down and buy some time, said Michael Shifter, president of the Inter American Dialogue think tank in Washington.
buy canada goose jacket Before Chavez return, analysts saw a political opportunity for the opposition created by the unexpected health problems of a hyperactive president who had always projected an aura of physical and political invincibility.
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the majority of Venezuelans want a change. before the announcement of the president sickness, the conditions were already there for canada goose uk shop a change to occur in 2012, said Leopoldo Lopez, another veteran opponent of Chavez.
Lopez, blocked by the government for running for Caracas mayor in 2008 because he faced corruption charges he says were trumped up, says it is the pro Chavez bloc which needs to worry about their leader health, not the opposition. Rumors have surfaced of tensions and rivalries in the Chavista camp.
canada goose store Showing a unity of purpose not seen in recent years, Chavez opponents have agreed to hold a key primary in February to select a candidate to run against buy canada goose jacket cheap him and Lopez said some 4 million people were expected to take part.
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don think the issue in itself will decide the election. It Chavez gross policy mismanagement of high inflation/low growth and failed promises after 12 years in office that will decide the canada goose coats on sale election, Siobhan Morden, head of Latin America Strategy at global banker RBS, told Reuters.
opposition doesn even have to mention his health (in fact they probably avoid it). All they have to discuss is canada goose sale his failed policies, Morden said in emailed comments.
canada goose clearance sale Ironically, the opposition may need Chavez as much as the president own followers. He is the big electoral foe that can cement their unity and focus, whereas a diminished Chavez or weaker replacement might unleash the kind of leadership struggle that has rent opposition ranks in the past.
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