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Venezuelan Court Limits Rogue Prosecutor’s Powers

Venezuela's Attorney General Luisa Ortega is locked in a protracted legal battle with the Supreme Court. (AFP)

Venezuela’s highest court moved Wednesday to further limit the powers of Attorney General Luisa Ortega, restricting her office’s powers to prosecute.

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Venezuela's Supreme Court Orders Travel Ban, Asset Freeze Against Attorney General

Venezuela's top prosecutor, Luisa Ortega, has become a fierce critic of the TSJ. (MPPRIJP)

Venezuela's Supreme Court ordered a travel ban and asset freeze against Attorney General Luisa Ortega Wednesday over alleged misconduct in her office's response to 13 weeks of violent anti-government protests that have claimed 93 lives to date. 

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Venezuelan Supreme Court Rejects Attorney General’s Demands for Judge Removals

Venezuela's highest court has dismissed two cases by Ortega this week. (TSJ)

Venezuela’s highest court dismissed Wednesday a call from the attorney general for the removal of its judges.

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Venezuela Sets Date for Constituent Assembly Elections

Venezuelans can start campaigning on July 9 for ANC positions, with elections taking place at the end of July. (Archive)

Venezuela’s electoral authority formally set a date for constituent assembly elections Wednesday, as the country’s highest court dismissed a challenge to the process to draft a new constitution for the South American nation. 

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Venezuela’s Attorney General Challenges Court Ruling on Constituent Assembly

Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz has questioned whether Venezuela's participatory democracy is in decline. (AFP)

Venezuela’s attorney general took on the country’s highest court Thursday, challenging a ruling that could pave the way for a rewriting of the constitution.

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Has Maduro Really Dissolved the National Assembly in Venezuela?

(AFP)

Is it true that Venezuela's legislative branch has been eliminated in one fell swoop? The short and long answers are: no, not quite.

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Venezuela’s Maduro Calls National Security Council Meeting amid Supreme Court Controversy

The Maduro administration is facing mounting controversy over the Supreme Court's decision to assume legislative power. (Pr

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro announced Friday plans to immediately convoke the National Security Council, amid growing controversy over a Supreme Court verdict earlier this week.

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Why has Venezuela’s Supreme Court Assumed Legislative Power?

Imperialist Coup Plotters Rail Against a Coup - What Is Really Happening in Venezuela?

(AVN)

Jorge Martin provides his take on the Venezuelan Supreme Court’s decision to assume legislative power.

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Venezuela’s Supreme Court to Temporarily Assume Role of National Assembly

Venezuela’s Supreme Court has ruled that it will temporarily assume the legislature’s constitutional responsibilities. (VTV)

The country’s Supreme Court announced that it would temporarily assume the functions of the legislative branch until the body ceases to be “in contempt of court”.

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