25539Re: [energyresources] Fw: [narconews] Main: Alfred o Peña's Little Army
- Nov 20, 2002Caracas metropolitan police (about nine thousand men/women) was reorganized
and purge, during a long and selective process that took over two years.
Mainly, It was the job of the Metropolitan Major, who travelled a lot to
know and acquire experiences of other polices around the world. There were
many advisors during the process, paid by the community.
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> Subject: [narconews] Main: Alfredo Peña's Little Army
> > November 20, 2002
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> > Dear Colleagues,
> > Over the past few days, AP, Reuters and other simulators of
> > public opinion have produced a number of articles that comment on the
> > Venezuelan National Guard's "takeover" of the Caracas Metropolitan
> > stations. What's missing in most of these articles is context. The
> > article, by Alex Main, provides a little background information on the
> > that helps understand why the Venezuelan government decided to have it
> > de-clawed.
> > I met Alex Main last June, while I reported from the Venezuelan capital.
> > clean-cut young man from the United States, he had recently arrived in
> > Caracas to see, with his own eyes, what was happening. We went,
> > the popular barrio of San Juan and spoke directly with the people. Main
> > subsequently become an important organizer of international solidarity
> > efforts with Venezuelan democracy, and an honest set of eyes and ears
> > the rest of us.
> > Read his report at:
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