So far, electoral authorities have confirmed the presence of some 150 guests from countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, and Europe.
On Wednesday, the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) President Suzanne Samera Adely arrived in Caracas to accompany the subnational elections to be held on November 21. She was received by officials from the Foreign Affairs Ministry at the Maiquetia's Simon Bolivar International Airport.
Her organization, which was established in 1937, the oldest and largest progressive bar association in the United States. the NLG mission is to “use law for the people, uniting lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers to function as an effective force in the service of the people by valuing human rights and the rights of ecosystems over property interests.”
Besides being an NLG member, Samera Adely has been a member of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers since 2014, is founder of the Workers Solidarity Network of the Middle East and North Africa, and is Co-Chair of the Food Chain Workers Alliance.
The National Electoral Council (CNE) also confirmed the visit of different social and political organizations as part of the International Oversight Plan for the elections to be held on Sunday, when over 20 million Venezuelans will go to the polls to elect 23 governors, 335 mayors, 253 state legislators, and 2,471 councilors for the 2021-2025 term.
So far, the visit of almost 150 guests from countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, and Europe has been confirmed. Among the group of foreign electoral authorities are: