Court nod for Guaido rival as Parliament speaker


Venezuela’s Supreme Court has declared ‘valid’ Luis Parra’s (pic) claim to the post of Parliament speaker, following a months-long stand-off with opposition leader Juan Guaido. – EPA pic, May 27, 2020.

VENEZUELA’S Supreme Court yesterday approved opposition member Luis Parra as Parliament speaker after a tense, months-long stand-off with opposition leader Juan Guaido, who also claims the role.

The court, made up of loyalists to President Nicolas Maduro, declared Parra’s claim “valid”, it said in a statement.


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