• Short Summary

    DR. RAFAEL CALERA WAS INAUGURATED AS PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA ON TUESDAY. AFTER HIS INAUGURATION, THE?

  • Description

    DR. RAFAEL CALERA WAS INAUGURATED AS PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA ON TUESDAY. AFTER HIS INAUGURATION, THE NEW PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED THAT VENEZUELA WILL SEEK DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH THE SOVIET UNION AND ALL EASTERN EUROPEAN SOCIALIST COUNTRIES, BUT NOT CUBA.

    PRESIDENT CALDERA, 52, MADE UNSUCCESSFUL BIDS FOR THE PRESIDENCY OF VENEZUELA IN 1947, 1958 AND 1963. HE IS THE SECOND CHRISTIAN DEMOCRAT TO BE VOTED INTO POWER IN LATIN AMERICA. THE OTHER, PRESIDENT EDUARDO FREI OF CHILE, WAS ELECTED IN 1964. VENEZUELA'S OUTGOING PRESIDENT IS RAUL LEONI OF THE ACTION DEMOCRATIC PARTY.

    IN HIS INAUGURAL ADDRESS, DR. CALDERA PLEDGED TO WELCOME FOREIGN CAPITAL TO VENEZUELA, TO STIMULATE PRIVATE ENTERPRISE AND TO SEEK A SOUND FISCAL POLICY.

    THE PEOPLE'S ELECTORAL MOVEMENT AND THE POPULAR DEMOCRATIC FORCE PARTIES HAVE FORMED A COALITION WITH DR. CALDERA'S PARTY ENSURING HIS CONTROL OF CONGRESS AND THE SENATE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2CD5416FOW6THC1WZ1OQZU8F
    Media URN:
    VLVA2CD5416FOW6THC1WZ1OQZU8F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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