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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1153: tabled on 06 March 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House deeply regrets the untimely death of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela; notes that Hugh Chavez was four times elected president of Venezuela by a majority of the voters in elections considered free and fair by international monitors, including former US President Jimmy Carter; further notes that he was subject to a coup attempt and attempted assassination organised by his enemies in Venezuela and the US; further notes that he led the Bolivarian Revolution which lifted millions of people out of abject poverty in Venezuela; further notes that he was a steadfast and unflinching opponent of Western imperialism and a supporter of the poor and oppressed everywhere; and believes that his memory will long survive his death through his extraordinary achievements in the 14 years of his presidency.