Henrique Capriles' electoral caravan in Caracas
The Venezuelan opposition candidate in the forthcoming presidential elections staged an election caravan in the southeast of Caracas, a bastion of resistance to the government of Hugo Chavez.
Henrique Capriles has political career. Elected deputy in 1998, mayor in 2000 and governor in 2008, has always managed to unite around himself the political opposition to Chavez. At 40 years old, represents the renewal of the political cadres of the Venezuelan right. Although he has tried on occasion appointed as a militant of the center-left, the fact is that plays in the political party "Primero Justicia", derivation of the old Christian Democratic doctrine promoted by the right-wing COPEI.
Recent polls have placed with possibilities Henrique Capriles surprise to Chavez in elections next October 7 and this has raised the hopes of his followers. The truth is that it seems to blow a wind of change in Venezuela. And Henrique Capriles is the man on whom the electoral winds abate harder.