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Tag: illegitimate ruler

  • Saturday, January 12th 2019 - 11:12 UTC

    Venezuela in conflict of powers: Maduro took office, but Guaidó shows as president while Venezuelans protest

    Juan Guaidó will use the Constitution to assume as Venezuelan president after declaring Nicolás Maduro's usurpation of the charge

    It seemed sure that, starting January 10, Venezuela would experience high uncertainty. Nicolás Maduro swore in the presidency for the 2019-2015 government period in front of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), when the constitution of that country dictates that it is before Parliament that the president must present the inauguration. Both the international community and the National Assembly (AN), declared in contempt by the Supreme Court, mark Maduro as an usurper. The illegitimacy of the president is discussed globally and Juan Guaidó is recognized as interim president of the Republic.

  • Thursday, January 10th 2019 - 18:12 UTC

    Paraguay breaks relations with Venezuela on the day of the Maduro’s takeover

    Caracas gave the Lima Group a period of 48 hours to rectify its position, for which Abdo Benítez responded by withdrawing all diplomatic personnel present in Venezuela

    Mario Abdo Benítez, president of Paraguay, announced on Thursday the rupture of diplomatic relations with Venezuela after threats from the Venezuelan president in response to the repudiation of his new mandate by the Lima Group, of which Paraguay is a member.