Emily Bello-Pardo

Politics
2:41 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

Miami Student To Help Mobilize 20,000 Venezuelans To New Orleans For October Election

Emily Bello-Pardo at Arepazo 2 in Doral. Photo by Maria Eugenia Pardo

When the Venezuelan Consulate in Miami was shut down in January of this year,  Venezuelan nationals in the region were left stranded, with no chance to participate in the democratic process.

Then came the reality of the logistical nightmare- 19,542 citizens registered in Miami (which are Venezuelans living in the states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina) would have to mobilize and vote in New Orleans for the upcoming October elections.

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