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Venezuela reverses ruling that stripped congress of legislative powers - The Guardian

President Nicolas Maduro asks supreme court to review ruling nullifying lawmaking body following protests. Staff and agencies. Sat 1 Apr 2017 11.07 EDT Last modified on Mon 3 Apr 2017 07.20 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email.and more »

Venezuela's top prosecutor condemns court move to strip congress of power - The Guardian

Luisa Ortega Díaz and governments across Latin America have denounced the power grab as security forces violently repressed small protests in Caracas. Staff and agencies in Caracas. Fri 31 Mar 2017 12.36 EDT Last modified on Mon 3 Apr 2017 07.20 ...and more »

Venezuela opposition allege coup as supreme court seizes power - The Guardian

President Nicolás Maduro 'is now the national assembly', says assembly's leader after court rules it can assume congressional duties. Jonathan Watts Latin America editor and Alicia Hernández in Caracas. Thu 30 Mar 2017 18.16 EDT First published on Thu ...and more »

Venezuela seeks to cool outrage over court power grab - Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court revoked its takeover of the opposition-led Congress on Saturday after it drew international condemnation and protests against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.and more »

Venezuela Muzzles Legislature, Moving Closer to One-Man Rule - New York Times

IQUITOS, Peru — Venezuela took its strongest step yet toward one-man rule under the leftist President Nicolás Maduro as his loyalists on the Supreme Court seized power from the National Assembly in a ruling late Wednesday night. The ruling effectively ...and more »

Venezuela: Supreme court backtracks on powers bid - BBC News

The Venezuelan Supreme Court has reversed its ruling to strip congress of its legislative powers. It made the decision after the government of President Nicolas Maduro urged it to review the ruling "to maintain institutional stability". The initial ...and more »

Venezuela's high court dissolves National Assembly - CNN

(CNN) In a surprising move the Venezuelan opposition is calling a coup, the Venezuelan Supreme Court has stripped the country's National Assembly of its powers. The court ruled that all powers vested under the legislative body will be transferred to ...and more »

Venezuelan court reverses move to strip National Assembly of power - CNN

(CNN) Venezuela's Supreme Court on Saturday revoked its widely criticized ruling to take over the National Assembly's legislative powers. The court announced it is handing back the powers after government leaders earlier Saturday had urged a review of ...and more »

Venezuela's Top Court And President Reverse Course, Restore Powers To Legislature - NPR

Venezuela's Supreme Court restored powers to the country's legislature amid increasing domestic and international accusations that President Nicolas Maduro and the allied court were consolidating power. In Saturday's rulings, the court reversed an ...and more »

Venezuelan Court Revises Ruling That Nullified Legislature - New York Times

IQUITOS, Peru — Venezuela's Supreme Court on Saturday reversed parts of a decision to strip the national legislature of its powers, an abrupt shift that came amid mounting domestic and international criticism that the country was edging toward ...and more »