What happened this Sunday in the National Assembly of Venezuela is the nth twist of the harassment to which the chavez submitted to the Parliament chaired for a year by John Guaidó and one more consequence of your pulse to Nicolas Maduro. And the maneuvers that prevented the re-election of the leader of the opposition to the regime in the headquarters of the legislative deepen the clash between powers. The proclamation of Luis Parra, dissident opposition accused of corruption, in the midst of a seizure that was far from resembling a full parliament, and the session convened in the afternoon at the headquarters of The newspaper el Nacional, in which he was ratified in office by 100 votes to 167, further complicate the political landscape of the country.
In Venezuela there is already a National Constituent Assembly, elected in July of 2017, which acts de facto as an arm of legislative Government. The opposition forces did not participate in the vote because it considered it an attempt by the regime to dismantle the Parliament that dominate from 2015. The two Chambers meet in the same complex, in a different held, and operate in parallel. A supports the activity of the Executive and the other, which was declared in contempt by the justice controlled by the ruling party, had become the only organ that is not dependent on the designs Mature. At least until this Sunday.
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The return to the Assembly of the caucus chavez, agreed in September, with a minority of the opposition, allowed the improvised and chaotic swearing-in ceremony of Parra. Guaidó, backed by the majority of the legislature, refuses that procedure because it ensures that failed to make it to the session due to the strong militarization of the area and the blocking of their facilities. His team released a video that sees him climb one of the gates that surround the palace to circumvent the controls. During the plenary was not given a formal control of the quorum, which according to Parra reached 140 deputies. But, above all, the vote-driven chavez and a small sector of the opposition, who advocate having obtained 81 supports, occurred in the midst of the chaos over all. The case after the reply of Guaidó, that hours after he was elected with a holgadísima absolute majority in a meeting alternative, it is configured now an unfolding also of the National Assembly.
“I am deeply Sorry for the embarrasing show of the dictatorship to try to prevent the inevitable. Venezuela will say: you have a moral reserve is significant; with men and women that are not delivered. It is a pride for me to address with you this National Assembly,” he said Guaidó, whose environment it takes weeks to denouncing the attempt of chavez to bribe opposition mps. The result that ratified Guaidó was, in any case, much more overwhelming that the calculations that the two blocks handled by the morning. His re-election, though likely, was not safe. The proclamation of Parra was received as an outrage by the vast majority of the voices critical of the chavez and probably contributed to close ranks.
The politician, who a year ago was recognized as acting president by the main stakeholders of the international community, also wanted to make a nod to the sectors opponents that will have directed criticism. In a gesture that seeks to distract Popular Will of the accusations of hoarding the power, announced his separation from the party headed by Leopoldo Lopez. Finally, he anticipated that the Tuesday itself will be celebrated in the Assembly of a new ordinary session. As if nothing had happened. It remains to see the reaction of the regime, which today militarizó good part of the Libertador Municipality and made it difficult to communications in the area. Mature and bore back against him during the inauguration of a baseball stadium, accusing him of not wanting to give the face and recognizing Parra as the leader of the Parliament.Updated Date: 06 January 2020, 08:00