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Tag: Christian Zerpa

  • Monday, January 7th 2019 - 09:13 UTC

    Venezuelan Justice and close advisor of Maduro flees with family to Miami

    Justice Zerpa had been a crucial ally for Maduro on the court, writing a key legal opinion in 2016 justifying the president's decision to strip congress of its powers

    Venezuela Supreme Court judge Christian Zerpa has fled to the United States to protest over President Nicolás Maduro's second term in office. Last year's election “was not free and competitive”, the former Maduro loyalist told a Florida radio station, and he accused President Maduro of systematically manipulating the affairs of the Supreme Court.