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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro: An Open Letter to the People of the United States

Nicolas Maduro: An Open Letter to the People of the United States
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro calls on U.S. society to denounce its government´s threats of war

Nicolás Maduro Morosfebruary 13, 2019 17:02:35

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If I know anything, it is people, because like your selves, I am a man of the people. I was born and raised in a poor neighborhood of Caracas. I was forged in the heat of popular and union struggles in a Venezuela submerged in exclusion and inequality. I am not a tycoon, I am a worker in thought and heart, today I have the great privilege of presiding over the new Venezuela, rooted in a model of inclusive development and social equality, envisioned by Commander Hugo Chávez since 1998 and inspired by the Bolivarian legacy.

We are today living a historical moment. In these coming days, the future of our countries will be defined, as one of war or peace. Your national representatives in Washington want to bring to your borders the same hatred that they sowed in Vietnam. They want to invade and intervene in Venezuela – they say, as they said then – in the name of democracy and freedom. But this is not so. The story of the usurpation of power in Venezuela is as false as the weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. It is a false case, but it ca Continue reading