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March 29, 2019 | Via BBC

Venezuela Crisis: Guaidó Banned from Office for 15 Years

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will be barred from holding further public office for 15 years, the maximum allowed by law, the state financial controller has announced. Comptroller Elvis Amoroso said Mr Guaidó’s personal financial statements contained inconsistencies. Mr Guaidó rejected Mr Amoroso’s announcement, saying that he was “not auditor general”. With the backing of the Trump administration, Mr Guaidó has been leading calls for Mr Maduro to stand down as president as discontent with his socialist regime grows.

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