Black People : Chavez rejects any US ambassador that shirks the spirit of Diplomacy

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  1. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    He said Barack Obama, the US president, should "look for another candidate" to replace Larry Palmer, whose nomination as ambassador to Venezuela is pending confirmation by the senate.

    "How can you think I'd accept this gentleman coming here?"


    .......Palmer last month voiced concern about Cuba's growing influence in the Venezuelan military, which, according to him was "considerably low" in morale and professionalism.

    In written answers during a confirmation hearing, Palmer also said there were "clear ties" between leftist Colombian rebels and Chavez's government.

    On Thursday the Venezuelan foreign ministry protested Palmer's statements as "interference and interventionism" and asked the United States for an explanation before he was confirmed in his post.


    "[Palmer] disqualified himself by breaking all the rules of diplomacy. He messed with all of us. He can't come here as ambassador," Chavez said.

    "The best thing the United States government can do is to look for another candidate [for ambassador to Venezuela]."

    Chavez denies he gives haven to the rebels and he severed diplomatic relations with Colombia on July 22 over allegations that Venezuela is ignoring the presence of rebel camps inside the country.

    Palmer, who has served as ambassador in Honduras and charge d'affaires in Ecuador, was picked to try to manage the US' difficult relationship with Venezuela.

    Mending ties

    Meanwhile, Chavez will meet Juan Manuel Santos, the new Colombian president, in Bogota, on Tuesday for talks to try to end a diplomatic rift.

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    asmith161718 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Interesting Fact: Chavez is 1/4 Black. He's half Zambo and half Mestizo. Zambo are interracial children of Haitians and Taino Indians.

    The poor people in Venezuela love him. They benefit from his oil sharing programs that offer free health care, food subsidies and land sharing.
     
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    there is also something almost mystical going on there that hopefully will happen in the Motherland

    before his election and campaign, there were spontaneous, non leader, or named oerganization, uprisings of the poor, in several places across South America where the majority Mayan populations just simply got together and said they were mad as hell and they wrere not going to take it any more
    , in fact in one incident in Bolivia, before the Morales win,
    those little women with the bowler hats, united got together with their men who provided security, with whatever little they had at hand,
    and marched up to the city hall of a major town and just threw the mayor into the street, for his corruption
     
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