18 septembrie 2019

Venezuelan Gov Releases Held Lawmaker Zambrano in Interim Agreement with Opposition


Edgar Zambrano, the deputy speaker of the Venezuelan opposition-controlled National Assembly, has been released four months after being detained, according to Reuters, citing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and an opposition lawmaker. In a statement Tuesday, the Commission for Truth, Peace and Public Tranquility under the National Constituent Assembly announced that that the country's judicial system had released Zambrano, urging all political parties in Venezuela to continue to participate [...]