Argenis Chávez failed miserably as the head of the National Electric Corporation (CORPOELEC), so he was forced to leave.
So, looks like he got promoted. He’s now the new head of the powerful Executive Directorate of the Magistrature (DEM).
The DEM is the executive arm of the entire Venezuelan Judiciary, in charge of extremely sensitive tasks, which go from ranging from appointing lower-court judges to overseeing their performance, investigating allegations against them and, of course, overseeing their remuneration.
What you say? He isn’t a lawyer? Not a problem. He’s a Chávez, and that’s all he needs.
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