United States destined $57 million to Venezuelan right-wing in 2010 http://www.abn.info.ve/node/64688
Venezuelan right-wing received financing in 2010 amounting about 57 million dollars from the United States and European agencies in accordance to the US researcher Eva Golinger.In 2011, the sum is estimated to remain at the same level and the financing will continue in 2012, year of presidential election in Venezuela.Golinger said that the political parties supported by the United States are: Primero Justicia (PJ), Un Nuevo Tiempo (UNT), Accion Democratica (AD), Copei and private media. The financing is aimed at overthrowing the president of Venezuela Hugo Chavez, “because they want a Government submitted to their agenda,” she added.
Furthermore, she highlighted that also in 2010, the president of the company 1BC, Marcel Granier, held a meeting with the former ambassador of United States to Venezuela Patrick Duddy, “asking for support, but not financial, but to put pressure on (cable operators) Directv, Net Uno, Intercable, which are mainly US companies, to broadcast his TV channel RCTV,” she stated.Golinger underscored that the president of the United States Barack Obama requested within his annual budget a five million dollars bond to finance Venezuelan right-wing parties and the so-called “civil society”, grouped in non governmental organizations.
[ALSO READ...CELAC could replace OAS, Correa says http://www.abn.info.ve/node/64465 The head of State said that the OAS “has discredit a lot to itself” with its performance.Moreover, Correa announced that his Government is working on a process to regulate Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), so as to make clear what kind of activities are they conducting in the country.The goal is to make them comply with laws and work coordinately with the State.Correa denounced that people have to be on the alert, because the new strategy of the far right,
“since they are losing elections everywhere”, is to create foundations and finance destabilizing plans against progressive governments.“Far right NGOs that are just focused on replace governments, impose their policies. If they can not do it, they try to destabilize the government. We can not allow such situations,” he said an put as example the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), which is attached to the US State Department.