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Regional elections are set to take place again in the state of Paris, the birthplace of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
This was announced by the Supreme Court of Venezuela (TSJ) on Monday January 9, 2022 A tight end came between the re-election after the November 21 election Argenis Chavez, Brother of the late president and current governor and opponent Freddie Superlano.
On the same Monday, the Electoral Chamber of the TSJ ordered the suspension of “the number, judgment and proclamation of the new governor of Parinas”, which increased uncertainty and complaints on social media.
The reason for the suspension, according to the Supreme Court report, was a Constitutional protection measure Filed by politician Adolfo Ramon Superlano [no relacionado con Freddy Superlano], In view of the “tense situation between Magna Carta” and “political militants” who are considered to be the opposition’s, claiming that the constitutional rights to participation and suffrage have been violated.
The agency said the Ambaro operation allegedly involved “administrative and criminal proceedings” and that “investigations against Freddie Superlano have been filed before competent bodies in the state.” No public office “.
No results for more than a week
He pointed out that the first and only official data provided to date for the state of Paris was that of National Election Council (CNE) President Pedro Calcadilla, on the same night as the elections, the ruling party, Chavez. 93,097 votes, While Superlano (from Mesa de la United United Democratica, MUD) 92,424 votes.
In the absence of 10% of the vote, the narrow margin of 673 votes led to many possibilities, and in the days that followed, Superlano said, there was data indicating that the situation had turned upside down, and he led the count.
Located in the Colombian-Venezuelan region of Los Lanos, Barinas is the lung of Chavismo’s vote and one of its most important strongholds.
On Sunday, Diostato Cabello, vice president of the ruling Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), promised “Parinas Chavez” and “the stronghold of the revolution.”
The commotion of the opposition
The Supreme Court intends to “repeal the capabilities of the CNE” and Superlano pledged his part to the will of the people.
“In a demonstration of the slightest desire to rebuild an electoral path to recover from the political, social and economic crisis we are experiencing, with the Supreme Court ruling, they now want to nullify the capabilities of the CNE. The will of the people,” he wrote on his Twitter page.
The name of Freddie Superlano is not without controversy.
In 2019, when he was chairman of the Controller’s Commission of the National Assembly, his cousin Carlos Salinas died, and Superlano denounced him for drinking poison in the Colombian city of Cucuta, where a concert was held to raise funds. Venezuela.
The Venezuelan government said the victims were “prostitutes” intoxicated to remove their belongings when they were engaged in “archie” training at a motel in the city at the time.
Transformed into great hope for the opposition, Perrinas ‘victory could be the only victory against the Savistas after the ruling party won 19 of the 23 governors’ seats, except for the mayoral office of Caracas.
Regarding the situation in the coming days, Superlano stressed that he was in touch with his legal team and that the “most important thing” was to maintain the mobilization.
“Only by mobilizing and defending our rights in a peaceful manner can this obstacle be overcome and everyone move forward towards Parinas,” he stressed.
The MUD is expected to release a statement on Tuesday, which will determine possible mobilizations in the coming days.
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