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  • Caracas, Venzuela
    Friday Dec 15, 2006
    Hugo Chávez

    Chávez announcement about The United Socialist Party of Venezuela

    Caracas, Venzuela
    Friday Dec 15, 2006

    On 15 December 2006, Chávez publicly announced that those leftist political parties who had continually supported him in the Patriotic Pole would unite into one single, much larger party, the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela, PSUV). In the speech which he gave announcing the PSUV's creation, Chávez declared that the old parties must "forget their own structures, party colours and slogans, because they are not the most important thing for the fatherland".




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