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NEWS RELEASE · 7th March 2013
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Venezuelan Vice Minister for North America, Claudia Salerno, delivered a letter of protest to the Government of Canada for the statements made prime minister of that country, Stephen Harper, said Wednesday the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry.

While the Venezuelan people dismisses the Bolivarian leader, in a statement Harper said Canada "is ready to work with his successor," while questioned Venezuelan democracy, internationally recognized for its achievements in social and Respect for Human Rights .

In this sense, Salerno said such statements "are insensitive and impertinent expressions at a time when the Venezuelan people regrets and mourns the irreparable loss of Commander President Hugo Chavez."

Then the full letter:

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Ministry of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs by this note, so forceful protest and categorical statements issued on March 5, 2013 by the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, while expressions are insensitive and irrelevant at a time when the Venezuelan people regrets and mourns the irreparable loss of Commander President Hugo Chavez Frias.

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Ministry of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs, on behalf of the sovereign people who since 1998 has freely and democratically elected Socialist their destination, is obliged to remind the representative of the Government of Canada, who has been through this Bolivarian Revolution that our future as an independent and sovereign country looks more radiant and promising than ever, under the historical legacy of our leader, Commander President Hugo Chavez Frias.

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has strong institutions enshrined in the Constitution of 1999, which will allow the Venezuelan people, continuing with the exercise of their right to self-determination, freedom and sovereignty is directed toward the Bolivarian Socialism and recognize as the way to future of living well, to ensure the greatest amount of happiness for all.
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La viceministra venezolana para América del Norte, Claudia Salerno, entregó una carta de protesta ante el Gobierno de Canadá por las declaraciones que hiciera el primer ministro de ese país, Stephen Harper, informó este miércoles la cancillería venezolana.

Mientras el pueblo venezolano despide al líder bolivariano, en un comunicado Harper señaló que Canadá “está lista para trabajar con su sucesor”, al tiempo que cuestionó la democracia venezolana, reconocida a nivel internacional por sus logros en materia social y respeto a los Derechos Humanos.

En este sentido, Salerno señaló que dichas declaraciones “constituyen expresiones insensibles e impertinentes en momentos en que el Pueblo venezolano lamenta y llora la irreparable pérdida física del Comandante Presidente Hugo Chávez Frías”.

A continuación la misiva completa:

La República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores mediante esta nota, protesta de manera contundente y categórica, las declaraciones emitidas el 5 de marzo de 2013 por el Primer Ministro de Canadá, Stephen Harper, en tanto que constituyen expresiones insensibles e impertinentes en momentos en que el Pueblo venezolano lamenta y llora la irreparable pérdida física del Comandante Presidente Hugo Chávez Frías.

La República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores, en nombre del Pueblo Soberano que desde el año 1998 ha elegido libre y democráticamente su destino Socialista, se obliga a recordarle al representante del Gobierno de Canadá, que ha sido gracias a ésta Revolución Bolivariana que nuestro futuro como Patria independiente y soberana se ve más radiante y promisorio que nunca, en virtud del legado de nuestro líder histórico, el Comandante Presidente Hugo Chávez Frías.

La República Bolivariana de Venezuela cuenta con instituciones sólidas consagradas en la Constitución Nacional de 1999, que permitirán que el pueblo venezolano, continuando con el ejercicio de su derecho a la autodeterminación, se dirija libre y soberanamente hacia el Socialismo Bolivariano y a reconocerlo como la vía para un futuro del vivir bien, que asegure la mayor suma de felicidad posible para todos.
Socialist Venezuela
Comment by Dave B on 7th March 2013
They are American big business hit list because of Chavez taking ownership of the exploited oil with the benefits going to the common people of Venezuela.
Of course Mr. Big Business Harper has to follow the "line" to not piss off the Chinese who are taking over our resources.
Remember PetroCan as it was set up by Trudeau - to get some profit back to the people from the resources - another sell off like BC Rail, CN Rail, BC Hydro and many many other pay backs to their financial supporters.
Shame on you Stevie Wonder that you can't stop alienating people even outside our country!
One day your turn will come (not soon enough)!
Harper hasn't got a clue
Comment by Gary E on 7th March 2013
Not only does herr Harper not know anything about what Canadians require from their politicians, he hasn't got a clue about foreign affairs.