María Corina Machado Appealed Her Ban
After a surprising announcement by the United States Embassy for Venezuela (based in Colombia) and despite previously saying she was going to, María Corina Machado attended the Supreme Tribunal of Justice and appealed her ban from running for office. “The regime is terrified of weighting itself up. They are looking for excuses to not face me,” she said, “That is why we are here today, they are not going to take us off the electoral route. I’m going to do whatever needs to be done and we’re going to go all the way. The ball is in the regime’s court. Now it is their turn to comply.” The candidate clarified that she would have preferred to make the announcement and not the United States.
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