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01/24/2016

TSJ leaves Venezuelans outside Inter-American Human Rights System

On several occasions, the judgments of the Supreme Court have provided legal arguments for discourse and political activity of the ruling party. The case of opposition […]
01/24/2016

TSJ reduces competence of states and increases power of executive branch

All the power to the central government. Although Article 4 of the Constitution states that “the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is a decentralised Federal State,” the […]
01/24/2016

Supreme Court appoints chavista directors to lead Electoral Council

The President of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, made his position very clear from the beginning. “I have no problem. We go to the Supreme Court, […]
01/24/2016

TSJ allows chavistas to renew the Citizen Branch with simple majority

As an example of the lack of independence of government branches in Venezuela: At the end of 2014, all institutions conspired to allow chavismo to renew […]
01/24/2016

TSJ allows government to inject funds into its electoral campaigns

This judgement was about the money; a lot of money. In May 2008, with a case presented by Justice Francisco Carrasquero, the Constitutional Chamber of the […]
01/24/2016

TSJ does not allow people to be consulted on withdrawal from Andean Community

For the Supreme Court, the voice of a man is worth more than 30 million citizens. Although the various bodies of the State boast a “participatory […]
01/24/2016

TSJ justified Chávez’s absence at inauguration and ensured continuity of Government

The ruling tried to conceal a huge vacuum. The commander was not there, but the Supreme Court said he was. And so it was declared by […]
01/24/2016

Supreme Court allows use of fingerprint scanners to buy food and medicine

The decisions of the Supreme Court are felt by Venezuelan consumers. The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court rejected the claim filed against the use of […]
01/24/2016

Supreme Court eliminated Central Bank’s autonomy and allowed Gov’t to handle billions of dollars with no control.

“The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court had it in their hands the possibility to save the Venezuelan economy but, as always, chose to agree with […]
01/24/2016

TSJ supports the closure of RCTV and steals their broadcasting equipment

In fact, the sentence was issued by the late President Hugo Chávez. “There will be no new concession for that coup-mongering channel called Radio Caracas Televisión […]
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