With no evidence, Capriles claims Caracas contributed millions of dollars to the Zelaya administration
[Translation of an article from La Jornada of Mexico City for October 13, 2012. See original here.]
by Arturo Cano
Caracas, October 12 – “And when was the 100-million dollar contribution?” Henrique Capriles Radonski shuffled his papers. “In 2010,” he said. “What? He gave the money to (Roberto) Micheletti?” was heard in the auditorium. “Well, I’ll clear it up later and let you know.”
One of the lines of attack by the opposition candidate when he took part in public events during the recent campaign was to repeat a list of “contributions” that the Hugo Chávez government had made all over the world.
The initial exchange took place on October 1 in a press conference presented by Capriles, who only four days after his defeat in the presidential race registered again as a candidate, this time for re-election as governor of the state of Miranda, to say to foreign correspondents that he would not give away Venezuelan money and to accuse Chávez of being a mono-exporter: “The only thing he exports is his political agenda.” (more…)