As expected, the TSJ’s Constitutional Chamber has thrown out Henrique Capriles’s legal challenge to the 14-A presidential election.
24 hours earlier, Capriles had announced that he would not wait any longer for the TSJ and he will go straight to international justice.
UPDATE: Guess what? Rejecting the case wasn’t quite enough for the TSJ, so they gave Capriles a fine and ordered the Public Ministry to open an investigation against him “…for the grave offences and disrespectul terms used in his claims (regarding the Court and other State institutions)”. [HT: JC]Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.