In the ongoing power struggle between the government and the Opposition in Venezuela threatens the self-appointed interim President, Juan Guaidó the lifting of his immunity. The Supreme court called on the government, loyalty to the Constitutional Assembly on Monday, the protection from prosecution should be repealed.
Thus, a possible indictment of Guaidó closer. Against the leader of the opposition of two discovery already running process. Last exercise, he was also a political office for 15 years.
According to representatives of the leadership of the socialist head of state, Nicolás Maduro, is being investigated for alleged incitement to violence against the government and the acceptance of illegal funds. The chief justice is as an ally of Maduro. The requested constituent Assembly was convened by Maduro.
Guaidó seeks to unseat Maduro. He had at 23. January, the transitional President stated, and Maduro's legitimacy denied. The Chairman of the Opposition-controlled Parliament, demanding the resignation Maduro, the establishment of a transitional government and the calling of free elections.
Numerous countries, including the United States and Germany, have recognized Guaidó already as the rightful interim President. Russia, China and Cuba, however, support continues to Maduro. Also, the powerful military is holding him up to now, the Faithful. Guaidó want to increase the pressure now, and the head of state with his "Operation freedom" in the coming weeks, now out of office insistence.
Meanwhile, he called for a rally on Monday to further protests against the electricity and water shortages. "We will protest, we will make demands and we will go to the streets of Venezuela, because it is our right," said Guaidó. At the weekend it was came again to power outages. President Maduro fired, meanwhile the power supply to the competent Minister.