May 04, 2008

Update on the Referendum

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Today in the press was reported that two international organizations will observe the referendum. The US based NGO, the Human Rights Foundation and the World Federation of United Nations Associations will go to Santa Cruz to act as international elections observers. In addition, national observers will be the Professionals Confederation of Bolivia, representatives of the departmental electoral courts from Pando, Beni and Tarija, representatives from Departmental Attorneys College and independent observers Mr. Cayetano Llovet and Mr. Oscar Peña Franco. Lastly, the organizers will rely on the presence of 400 international journalist accredited to cover the event.