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US Embassy in Venezuela revokes visa of Smartmatic owner

From | Descifrado

16.10.05 | Antonio Mujica, CEO of Smartmatic, got very upset Friday morning whilst trying to renew his US tourist visa. The entrepreneur waited a good while before being called by a US Embassy's consular official, who informed him that his visa had not been approved. Mujica, very crossed, requested, in English, explanations as to the reasons for it. He argued that he was legal, that he had an important company in the USA and that he had to travel with urgency to that country.

The American Consul's rejection was categoric as a very disturbed Mujica left the embassy without uttering any words in Spanish or English.



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