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Santo Domingo.- NCDN news network director Nuria Piera on Monday called Ecuador president Rafael Correa’s statements on her verbal clash with Venezuela Ambassador “deplorable,” and denied having a political agenda.

Piera and Caracas envoy Alberto Castellar heatedly argued over the turmoil in Venezuela during a televised interview Wednesday

"That couldn’t occur in Ecuador with our communication Act or if it did she would be sanctioned-Nuria Piera-, because that’s not freedom of expression, it’s political rather than journalism," Correa said.

Piera denies NCDN has no political agenda of reports against any Government, and called on all the journalists who work there to publicly opine on whether their information is manipulated. "I’ve asked all anchors and journalists to speak the truth and say if we manipulate here, if this is a mercantilist and corrupt medium, then with their testimonies we’ll issue a press release and send a complaint to Ecuador’s Embassy."

The journalist said it’s very painful to see Ecuador’s President call NCDN mercantilist and corrupt. "He (Correa) apparently didn’t listen to his advisers and possibly saw just a bit of the interview."

“It’s a pity that advisors of a President of a country let him make a mistake in that manner," added Piera.

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Written by: generoso, 24 Feb 2014 12:44 PM
From: Dominican Republic, +Sorry, No Habla Stupid+
I saw the interview in its entirety, and the Venezuelan ambassador, kept interrupting Nuria, and advancing his own agenda, making a political speech,while disregarding Nuria's questions. Nuria was very courteous and polite, dealing with the employee of Venezuela's president Burro Maduro, the ex-school bus driver, and always Castro's Cuba, trojan horse.
The Venezuelan regime is gasping for oxygen, as the people have revolted, against an inept government, that gives away their wealth, in exchange for political support.
The oil welfare is coming soon to an end, and the DR better be prepared to deal with paying for oil, instead of financing it, at the expense of it's credibility, backing an autocratic government, run by an out of sync nutcase, that talks to birds, and threatens journalists.
Written by: anthonyC, 24 Feb 2014 12:48 PM
From: United States


I amazes me how some people like Correa are proud that they restrict the press and that there are people who applaud it.


Shame.

Written by: rokete, 24 Feb 2014 12:58 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.


El Toripollo's days are numbered.

I hope that it happens sooner than later !!

Good writing Generoso !!
Written by: guillermone, 24 Feb 2014 1:29 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum

I saw the interview and both lost their cool. The ambassador and Nuria lacked the poise and professionalism that distinguishes an individual within their respective fields.

I was particularly surprised by Nuria that in spite of professional journalism experience she simply lost control of the situation and allow it to slip through her fingers. Unfortunately the Venezuelan "diplomat" also failed to display conduct that behooves his position and did not follow diplomatic protocol that would allow for mutual accord between him and the host. He did not phrase statements and responses in a non-confrontational, or polite manner.

I can not defend either one, because both were guilty of not acting accordingly. However, Nuria is the lady and I have no choice but will have to give her the benefit of the doubt. You always treat women as queens regardless.
Written by: generoso, 24 Feb 2014 1:39 PM
From: Dominican Republic, +Sorry, No Habla Stupid+
guillermone

The first rule of an interviewer is that he/she should be in total control, of the interview, and not let things get out of hand. The second and maybe MORE important rule is, that the person being interviewed is the celebrity, and not the person conducting.
The other woman reporter present, who was also interviewing, was way too polite, and things got out of hand. When Nuria intervened, it was already too late.
The ambassador was acidic and over bearing. Poor excuse for a "diplomat", but maybe a true rep for the disgusting Maduro el Burro.
Written by: Vivacuba, 24 Feb 2014 1:42 PM
From: Dominican Republic
Washington is always responsible for these coups.
Written by: SantoDomingus, 24 Feb 2014 2:08 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Santiago
I too saw the interview, and they both were acting impolite. She started it by saying "calm down" and "look at us when you're talking" with a condescending tone. It could be that before the interview started there was some exchange of words that set the tone of the interview.
Written by: Atabey, 24 Feb 2014 2:14 PM
From: United States, Bring DT Forum Back--


Ukraine is on track and Venezuela is inching forward. Cuba is in for some loooong nights of reflection.


Written by: josean, 24 Feb 2014 2:32 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016



He must have gone to the Same School for Diplomats that Nut Case Pig Killer Grimaldi went to!








Written by: Lopez31, 24 Feb 2014 2:48 PM
From: United States
Nuria is not free of fault here. I saw the interview, the came accross very unprofessional. Look at her body language in the beginning of the interview, it seems like she was instigating a confrontation.

I would not be suprised if he does have a political agenda.
Written by: anthonyC, 24 Feb 2014 3:14 PM
From: United States
Vivacuba,
"Washington is always responsible for these coups."

Really? And you have proof where? Your Jerking Knee or and Oliver Stone interview?


Written by: tschotschua, 24 Feb 2014 3:38 PM
From: Germany, Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz
No Cigar for Nuria Pe-rra, she just show up how biased she was (!)
Written by: rokete, 24 Feb 2014 4:37 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.



After Maduro is out, Martelly the travesty is next !!!
Written by: bernies, 24 Feb 2014 5:04 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Juan Dolio
Nuria is now being criticize for asking this guy the questions that he didn't like to be ask. He knew before he went for the interview that Nuria will be asking all the hard questions same ones that she ask to all of those Dominicans politicians that have defrauded the trust of the Dominican people.

That freaking ambassador is a guest in our country and he needs to learn how to respect the people of this country.

I want for Venezuela to stop giving us oil on credit because it only creates more debts to this country and don't force the government to focus on more better source of energy.

Now we have to kiss A and bend over to Venezuela because they sale us on credit that we are not paying for it.
Written by: generoso, 24 Feb 2014 5:07 PM
From: Dominican Republic, +Sorry, No Habla Stupid+
rokete

The Haitians are getting ready to deal with Sneaky Micky, crowning him with a Pere Lebrun, or tire around his neck, and lighting him up!
Written by: rokete, 24 Feb 2014 5:13 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.

More than an ambassador, Venezuela has in this disgusting low life Alberto Castellar,

a street thug, unrefined, definitely not fit for diplomacy.

Alberto Castellar is more of a shoeshine boy than a diplomat,

particularly notorious, is in his mistreatment of ladies.

This is a golden opportunity for DR to contribute to the downfall of Maduro,

Also to return the favor to Maduro,

for talking shit, and taking sides with Haitians.

((((((((((((((((((((((( ABAJO MADURO !!!!!! ))))))))))))))))))))))))))
Written by: generoso, 24 Feb 2014 5:48 PM
From: Dominican Republic, +Sorry, No Habla Stupid+
For those that want the hear what Nuria said, after the interview:

youtube.com/watch?v=ZWBhAwK5X0s

rokete
Can't wait for Podrido Maduro, the lackey and trojan horse of the Castro brothers, is sent packing!
Written by: rokete, 24 Feb 2014 7:13 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.

I second that 100 % Generoso !!
Written by: SantoDomingus, 24 Feb 2014 7:45 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Santiago
I'm the boss. You're fired:

Youtube

"Directora TV dominicana irrespeta a Maduro y despide a periodista por foto con embajador venezolano"
Written by: rokete, 24 Feb 2014 8:26 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.
Ese grocero de Castellar lo que esta es bueno para ganadero,

y criar vacas, no como embajador para andar entre la gente !!



Cartellar could be an excellent cattle rancher, not as an ambassador !!


((( ABAJO EL PODRIDO, DE MADURO !! )))

Written by: rokete, 24 Feb 2014 8:26 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.
editado

Written by: danny00, 25 Feb 2014 8:11 AM
From: United States, Acropolis 114 santo DOMINGO
Was driving on the Florida Turnpike yesterday the car in front of me had a sign in the back windshield World we need your help the people of Venezuela need you.... Help us!....Thought that sign said a Lot.
Written by: pelaut, 25 Feb 2014 9:10 AM
From: United States
Accusing Nuria of "Mercantilism"?
What a laugh. "Mercantilism" is command control of the economy in favor of the State.
Well, that's clearly Maduro, Castro, Obama, etc., etc.

"Free Markets" is DEmand control of the economy in favor of the people/consumer.
Doesn't seem to be anyone in favor of that these days . . . . . .
Written by: cibaeño75, 25 Feb 2014 10:44 AM
From: United States, Brooklyn
I saw the interview and the editorial Nuria gave later...and she's full of it. Is she biased? Of course. She says as much in the editorial when she alludes to Venezuela importing its despotism abroad via the ambassador's attitude. Smh. And then she tries to play the victimized woman card. Pathetic. Yes, the ambassador was impertinent, even though this was after he wasn't allowed to answer in full...but no excuse for Nuria's lack of professionalism and certainly not a cue to question Venezuela's choice of ambassador. She is not a journalist. She's a hack. Fuera de la Republica no tendra carrera ninguna, como muchos, porque solo en la Republica se celebra semejante falta de profesionalismo.
Written by: cibaeño75, 25 Feb 2014 11:05 AM
From: United States, Brooklyn
Oh..and the even richer part was when Nuria, during her editorial, tried to paint her clash with the ambasasador as an insult visited upon the Dominican people. No you crusty old wench, the Dominican people had nothing to do with the debacle you presided over.
Written by: rokete, 25 Feb 2014 12:47 PM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.

75

I understand that Nuria was not at her best.

That does not take away that Castellar is suppose to be a " diplomat",

it was an interview not a street fight.

He set the tone for the hostile interchange, and intensified the hostility,

as the questioning got tougher, away from his defensive agenda.

He already knows that tough questioning is Nuria's style of journalism.

He simply could have declined the interview if he didn't want to be exposed.

But he didn't.

Making a fool of himself and his government.

He actually represents Maduro, not Venezuela.

Castellar would do better as a shoeshine, or cattle rancher, than an ambassador.

That is for sure !!!
Written by: ohhhvictor, 25 Feb 2014 12:59 PM
From: United States
Shame on Nuria...
She makes all of us dominican look bad in front of the international community..
She openly disrespect the ambassador,,Independently of what he represent..

Como siempre..Esa senora llega muy bajo..Una politico de patio...
Que verguenza!

youtube.com/watch?v=8hljD74es4M
Written by: guillermone, 25 Feb 2014 4:19 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum
Written by: ohhhvictor, 25 Feb 2014 12:59 PM
From: United States

Shame on Nuria...
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True, but he started it.

He has the higher title as the "diplomat" and more to lose then Nuria.
Nuria is just a simple TV host, personality and journalist. She will always have a job.
It is her show as long as the sponsors are willing to pay

However, I found the other girl who did the initial phase of the interview was a hell of a lot more
poised and had greater control. Nuria took the ambassador's remark a bit too personal,
and in a reactionary manner resorted to a back and forth mud slinging.

It was similar to what many of us do here on the forum, except unlike her, we don't have an image to protect. Instead we freely get down, nasty and dirty and its no big deal. We will just head on to our next post. But with her she will have to explain....regardless. The problem with the little lady is that she is not use to people standing up to her and snapped
Written by: antonio1, 25 Feb 2014 10:11 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Av Santa Rosa, La Romana
The Venezuelan ambassador will be seeking exiled pretty soon--hope he stay away from here''
Written by: ohhhvictor, 25 Feb 2014 11:12 PM
From: United States

Dejenme decir esto es espanol:

Nuria Piera fue hija de un arrogante periodista catalan que cuando Trujillo fue el causante de muchas muertes en Santo Domingo.
El nombre de su padre era José Enrique Piera Puig.
A las personas que en ciertos momentos el consideraba que no eran afectas al regimen, el espanolito gritaba en su programa radial; ESOS COMUNISTAAAAS!

Y ya se sabia que esa persona tenia sus horas contadas..

Al caer el regimen eventualmente quien tenia sus horas contadas era el senor Piera.
El senor Piera dejo la vida publica por razones obvias, pero algunos familiares de las victimas que el practicamente condeno a muerte pacientemente no lo olvidaron.Fue asesinado a balazos al principio de los doce anos de Balaguer.

Nuria tiene la misma actitud arrogante que su padre, y no esta acostumbrada a que le lleven la contraria..Pero a todo chivo le llega su hora,..

continuara,,
Written by: ohhhvictor, 25 Feb 2014 11:18 PM
From: United States

El espanol tenia una posicion de ultra derecha, Piera Puig insinuaba constantemente que muchas personas pertenecian al Movimiento Popular Dominicano (MPD), al que en un principio se atribuyó el hecho, junto con el Comando Militar Constitucionalista y el Frente Estudiantil Flavio Suero (Feflas).

El productor del programa “Puntos sobre las Ies” cayó abatido de siete disparos de armas calibre 38 y 9 milímetros, a las 7:30 de la noche del viernes 9 de octubre de 1970, en su residencia del ensanche Ozama, en presencia de su esposa Berna Gainza y sus hijas Sonia y Nuria, de 12 y 10 años de edad.

De tal palo..tal astilla
Written by: guillermone, 25 Feb 2014 11:22 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum

Written by: ohhhvictor, 25 Feb 2014 11:12 PM
From: United States

Nuria tiene la misma actitud arrogante que su padre, y no esta acostumbrada a que le lleven la contraria..Pero a todo chivo le llega su hora,..
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Does that mean you don't like her. She is kinda cute, don't you think?
Do you like curried goat?
Written by: ohhhvictor, 25 Feb 2014 11:30 PM
From: United States
Yes, I think that she is cute, but overconfident, pushy and WAY disrespectful to what the Ambassador represent : the country of Venezuela itself..Un pueblo mas que hermano donde murio Duarte..
She should have perform in a professional journalist manners.And her attitude should be independent of her political believe..Instead of a low life street gossiper in national television..

Esa mujercita es demasiado prepotente..Y como vemos, ese "angelito" si tiene cola que cortar...
Que verguenza..
Written by: guillermone, 25 Feb 2014 11:42 PM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum
Entre Nuria y su madre siempre existió un vínculo estrecho. La señora Gainza, de origen vasco, se le podía definir como una mujer que manifestaba un eterno y gran amor de madre y para ella sus hijas fue la razón de vivir, aunque a una la definía como un temperamento más fuerte que la otra, expresaron sus familiares.

Aún con cuatro meses de embarazo, doña Berna no lo sabía, hasta que el médico le diagnosticó su estado, ya que no sentía los síntomas de una criatura que llevaba en su vientre. A los ocho meses, un 29 de junio, vio a luz Nuria, nombre que en árabe significa “Nieve, la Patrona de los esquiadores”.

Decía doña Berna que su hija Nuria heredó la fortaleza de trabajo de su padre, que veía las inquietudes que desde pequeña su hija tenía porque las cosas el salieran como ella quería.
Written by: generoso, 26 Feb 2014 12:01 PM
From: Dominican Republic, +Sorry, No Habla Stupid+
Interesting article, by a well known and impartial lawyer, that you should all read:

acento.com.do/index.php/blog/12838/78/Nuria-Piera-Venezuela-y-el-presidente-Correa.html

Written by: josean, 26 Feb 2014 3:38 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


All of the sudden ACENTO has become a respectable source to quote!



Written by: airgordo, 26 Feb 2014 7:31 PM
From: Dominican Republic
they BOTH were wrong, now the ambassador is a CLOWN...i have never seen Nuria lose control in that way before, if she had behaved like all her other interviews,she would have clearly show this good for nothing clown like it is...
Written by: rokete, 27 Feb 2014 12:05 AM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.
Written by: josean, 26 Feb 2014 3:38 PM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


All of the sudden ACENTO has become a respectable source to quote!
_______

Rule number one,

Never quote Acento,

unless the news is international,

and has nothing to do with the Haitians.
Written by: josean, 27 Feb 2014 1:56 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


See the RULE before 1 One........ "ROT-knee" has absolutely No Credibility on Anything, Anytime Anywhere!


Written by: rokete, 27 Feb 2014 2:14 AM
From: Dominican Republic, (( DEPORT THE HAITIANS, BUILD THE BORDER WALL ! )) The only thing necessary for the triumph of Haitian evil is for good Dominican men to do nothing.

I have kicked your Haitian asses in this forum !!

You go bash and denigrate your Haitian hell hole Kilombo !!

That is all the credibility I need.

To stop the Hispaniola Fusion Agenda that Haitian dream so dearly !!!

Every time I see you, and contradict your Fusion Agenda,

I am succeeding !!!!!!

IRREVOCABLE and DEFINITIVE !!!

KICKING HAITIANS ASSES !!!

JAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJA
Written by: josean, 27 Feb 2014 6:52 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


A Legend in His Own Ass Hole.....oops I meant mind but in his case Mind and Ass Hole are one and the same!


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