Democratic guarantees


Justice Mendoza threatens political parties with new Tascón list

The first judgment issued by the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice this year, specifically on 5 January, prohibits double partisan militancy, which implies […]

Venezuelan justice protects the BCV at the expense of the weak

The Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) is not worried about the fact that the refusal of the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) to publish inflation and […]

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 […]

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 […]

An unlikely ruling removes Machado from National Assembly

In fact, the judgment was issued by the president of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello. No need for a recall referendum against her or to resort […]

TSJ endorsed “second” referendum on Chavez’s indefinite re-election

It took them over a year to decide, but the sentence was politically well-timed. The ruling was published 12 days before the referendum, which ultimately, allowed […]

TSJ allows simple majority at Parliament to pass organic laws

Chavista deputies did not have the votes in the National Assembly. But they did have the judges in the Supreme Court. A decision of the Constitutional […]