Venezuela says no to OAS election observers

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – Venezuela said Monday it will not allow the Organization of American States to send observers to monitor December 6 legislative elections seen as crucial for country’s leftist government.

The OAS’s secretary-general Luis Almagro has pushed repeatedly to have observers monitor the elections, amid opposition fears the government might resort to fraud to retain control of the Congress.

But German Saltron, the Venezuelan government’s representative on human rights issues, rejected the OAS’s bid to send observers.Read More…..

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