“Quite unpredictable and dangerous is Chavez’s policy, while imperialist and promises denies socialism is Uribe’s hand while homologous to the FARC and paramilitary criminals presence on the border,” said Raul Reyes, number two Marxist-Leninist guerrillas in Colombia, in a letter to the secretariat issued on June 25, 2007.
In previous communications, the guerrilla leader now deceased, described what for him were inconsistencies in the doctrine expressed by the Venezuelan president.
“Chávez is unpredictable, no pictures, makes decisions on their own and there anything can happen in terms of the gringos loosen or radicalized against them,” Reyes said in another communication on June 25, 2006.
The relationship between Chavez and the FARC back to 1992, according to an email from March 16, 2000 when Raul Reyes Chavez expressed his satisfaction with the invitation to members of this organization visit Venezuela and recalled: “Our political relationship with you and much of the current government of Venezuela, already has 8 years of life and become increasingly more apparent coincidences. ”
The first sign of inconsistency came on May 19, 2004 when Raul Reyes told the foreign minister of the FARC, Rodrigo Granda, the permanence of Chavez to power was in doubt. “It’s unpredictable what can happen in the amount of interest moving within the government itself, pressure from political opponents and the lack of early decisions Hugo’s own. ”
Almost two months later on July 15, 2004, when Chavez and his Colombian counterpart Alvaro Uribe met in Zulia Granda was unhappy with the language of the Venezuelan president.
“Chavez’s public reference against the Colombian insurgency did not like. Can be understood but in my view were unnecessary. Retrace the theme of` great battle “given to a small unit block 41 and the delivery of guerrillas Colombian authorities. Uribe and Chavez made good business.
It was all hugs, smiles and mutual praise, “wrote Granda Raul Reyes.