COMMUNISTS BACK DEMOCRACY AGAINST VIOLENT SUBVERSION IN VENEZUELA
The Communist Party of Britain has welcomed the results of last Sunday’s referendum in Venezuela to create a Constituent Assembly under article 347 of that country’s democratically adopted constitution.
The support from more than eight million electors indicates the continuing scale of popular backing for the democratically elected government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Despite the boycott of the referendum by some opposition parties and the orchestrated campaign of street violence, bombings and the assassination of election candidates and supporters, independent observers have verified that 41 per cent of all eligible electors went out to vote.
Britain’s communists condemn the refusal of President Trump and the US administration to recognise the referendum result. Their decision to impose yet more sanctions will inflict further hardship on the people of Venezuela, who are already suffering the grave impact of domestic and external…
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