Monday, February 16, 2009

Chávez Decisively Wins Bid to End Term Limits

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President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela waved to supporters from the balcony of the presidential palace after the results of the referendum were announced.

President Hugo Chávez handily won a referendum on Sunday that will end presidential term limits, allowing him to run for re-election indefinitely and injecting fresh vibrancy into his socialist-inspired revolution.



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2 comments:

jadedj said...

Had Bush not been so unpopular the last few months, I wouldn't have been surprised had he pushed for such a dangerous precedent here. There are good reasons for term limitations.

Oladapo Ogundipe said...

I would also agree that there are very good reasons for the limitations. Not a very good signal