Constitutional Vote in Venezuela

Richard Lapper reported by telephone from Caracas, Venezuela, about the vote that day on revisions to the constitution in Venezuela.
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Richard Lapper reported by telephone from Caracas, Venezuela, about the vote that day on revisions to the constitution in Venezuela.

Ambassador Alvarez Herrera talked about the vote that day to amend the Venezuelan Constitution. If approved, it would allow for indefinite re-election of the president, more control over federal land and the central bank, and make changes to labor and social security laws. Ambassador Alvarez Herrera talked about why Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wants these changes, what it does for Venezuela, and what it means for the U.S. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 2, 2007

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  • Dec 02, 2007 | 9:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
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