The election undertaken by the Venezuelan government to impose a fraudulent Constituent Assembly has drawn a broad international response. The reactions, mostly by countries of the Western Hemisphere and Europe, can be divided into five categories. First, countries not recognizing the Assembly. Second, those only condemning it. Third, countries which requested the election of the Assembly be postponed or not celebrated. Fourth, countries supporting the Constituent Assembly and fifth, countries avoiding any specific qualification of the Assembly but reiterating that a dialogue should take place to solve the crisis.
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[This piece was originally published in Spanish on the Prodavinici.com blog]
At the end of March, when Venezuela’s Supreme Justice Tribunal (TSJ, Supreme Court) handed down two judgments that disregarded parliamentary immunity and declared that the TSJ would assume the …