"If there's anything I would insist upon in this new situation, this new battle".is on strengthening national unity, unity of all the popular forces, the unity of all revolutionary forces".my beloved militancy, allied parties, revolutionary currents, unity, unity, unity."
He referred to December 16. Venezuelans will vote again. At stake are local gubernatorial and legislative races. In 2008, United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) Chavista candidates won 17 of 22 governorships.
Polling suggests they'll do better this time. Bolivarianism should emerge triumphant. Hopefully uncertainty over Chavez's health won't change things.
Chavez said state adversaries "don't rest, and won't rest." They'll keep "creating intrigue, trying to divide, and above all, taking advantage of circumstances like this."
Dark forces never rest. Washington ones especially look for any way to replace Chavez. They tried for years and failed.
In 2011, Chavez said Washington may be responsible for a "very strange" bout of cancer affecting several Latin American leaders.
Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
Others affected included Brazil's Lula Da Silva (throat cancer), current President Dilma Rousseff (axillar lymphoma), Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos (prostate cancer), and Paraguay's Fernando Lugo (lymphatic cancer).
Washington's dirty hands were behind a parliamentary coup ousting him illegitimately last June.
In June 2009, Obama orchestrated Honduran President Manuel Zelaya's removal. He also manipulated Haiti's electoral process in 2011. US stooge Michel Martelly was installed.
"Would it be so strange that they've invented the technology to spread cancer and we won't know about it for 50 years?"
"Fidel always told me (to) take care. These people have developed technologies," he said.- Advertisement -
"Take care what you eat, what they give you to eat. They inject you with I don't know what."
For decades, Washington tried and failed hundreds of times to kill Castro. Miraculously he survived. Other targeted leaders weren't as fortunate. Hopefully, Chavez will join the survivors. He's too important to lose.