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Venezuelan Opposition Candidate Vows to Halt Oil to Cuba

Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles on Monday vowed to end the OPEC nation's shipments of subsidized oil to communist-run Cuba, slamming acting President Nicolas Maduro as a puppet of Havana.

Capriles has berated Maduro as a weak imitation of the late Hugo Chavez, whose death two weeks ago convulsed the country and triggered the April 14 vote. The opposition also accuses the government of failing to fight crime and control inflation.

"The giveaways to other countries are going to end. Not another drop of oil will go toward financing the government of the Castros," Capriles said, referring to Cuba's present and past leaders, Raul and Fidel Castro.

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  • Jesus H. Christ||

    If I were Mr Capriles, I might get worried for my own safety should it look like a win is possible.

  • Sevo||

    As I understand it, murder is not uncommon there, and a really unpopular stance might make that more likely. Like stopping the flow of free shit.
    Mr. Capriles needs to be very careful.

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