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Pot-banging in Caracas against
Maduro´s proclamation as president

El Universal [Caracas, Venezuela], by Staff

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Posted By:PageTurner, 4/16/2013 3:03:57 PM

Neighbors of various sectors of Caracas are banging their pots in protest against the proclamation of Nicolás Maduro as president of Venezuela at the headquarters of the National Electoral Council (CNE). Downtown Caracas people are on balconies banging their pots, as well as in east and southeast Caracas. Pot banging was also reported in Cumbres de Curumo, Los Chaguaramos, Santa Mónica, Altamira, Los Palos Grandes, La Boyera, El Cafetal and Los Naranjos, among others.

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That´s a whole lot of pot-banging. But at this point, they should be thinking of arming up. There won´t be anything left of them after Maduro picks them clean.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rubberneck, 4/16/2013 3:13:22 PM     (No. 9278821)

Are they just plain old pots, or (cue sinister music)... pressure cookers??!?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rafter, 4/16/2013 3:15:16 PM     (No. 9278825)

#1, beat all of us to it! Ha!

And I thought "pot banging" was a Spring Break activity by Gurlz & Guyz Gone
Really Wild...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: RightShoe, 4/16/2013 3:28:41 PM     (No. 9278848)

I was speaking to a friend yesterday that has family in Caracas.

At 70 P.M. the opposition was in full celebration mode. Victory was theirs. The final announcement of the election results was supposed to be delivered at around 9:15. The announcement was delayed and spirits began to fall. Finally, at around 11:30 it was announced that Maduro had won and that the results were "irrefutable."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Newtsche, 4/16/2013 3:59:44 PM     (No. 9278899)

Pots and all, this exactly how it went down when Chavez first won.

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