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Montevideo, September 25th 2023 - 06:42 UTC

Tag: Venezuela Supreme Tribunal

  • Saturday, April 1st 2017 - 23:12 UTC

    Domestic (military) and foreign pressure force Maduro to revoke annulment of Congress

    “This controversy is over,” Maduro said just after midnight to a specially convened state defense security committee that ordered the top court to reconsider.

    Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court on Saturday revoked its controversial annulment of the opposition-led Congress amid international condemnation and protests against populist president Nicolas Maduro. Unprecedented pressure from other Latin American nations and dissent within its own ranks, and the military, appear to have been the catalyst for the court reversing its Wednesday ruling.