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Jacobson says she got confused
about Venezuela in US Senate

El Universal [Caracas, Venezuela], by Staff

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Posted By:PageTurner, 5/14/2014 5:30:12 PM

United States Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson said on Wednesday that no member of the opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) taking part in negotiations with the government of Nicolás Maduro has asked her to waive sanctions on Venezuelan officials accused of human rights violations. Jacobson told reporters that she was mistaken when she said last week -before a Senate panel- that Washington viewed as premature imposing sanctions on Venezuelan officials, because members of the opposition alliance had requested so, AP reported. "I was wrong in the hearing. Some people have said no (to sanctions), but they

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Jacobson is our top US policymaker for Latin America, an Obama appointee. She justified inaction on sanctions by saying the opposition didn´t want it. She was wrong. We´re in the best of hands.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KTWO, 5/14/2014 5:57:02 PM     (No. 9848761)

"some people have......but they are outside the dialogue"

Baby, that is world class smooth jive talk. A phrase which will be admired and used for years.

Even so and despite the clever phrase she did fess up and admit she was in error.. That is more than 99%+ in Washington will do. Good for her.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kgjj, 5/14/2014 6:06:01 PM     (No. 9848771)

The Regime is full of boobs and nincompoops.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wendybird, 5/14/2014 8:36:57 PM     (No. 9848925)

She needs to remember, that when you are driving uphill, you are going North, and when you are going downhill, you are going South.

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