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Mayo 2011

Sobre la Veracidad del Dossier FARC - Hugo Chavez

La representación diplomática chavista en el Reino Unido publicó ayer un 'comunicado', basicamente desmintiendo la veracidad del dossier de Raul Reyes, y que demuestra las relaciones entre las FARC y Hugo Chavez. El argumento chavista indica que el reporte de INTERPOL establece que el manejo de la data, por parte de Colombia, no se hizo de acuerdo a reconocidos principios internacionales de seguridad, y que por tant