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Venezuela bars Guaido from public office for 15 years

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Juan Guaido (C), head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, delivers a speech at the Francisco de Miranda avenue, in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday announced he was severing
Juan Guaido (C), head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will be barred from holding public office for 15 years following an investigation that showed irregularities in his financial records, Venezuela’s Comptroller General Elvis Amoroso said…reports Asian Lite News

Juan Guaido (C), head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, delivers a speech at the Francisco de Miranda avenue, in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday announced he was severing "diplomatic and political" ties with the United States after the U.S. authorities recognized the opposition leader Juan Guaido as the nation's interim president. (Xinhua/Boris Vergara/IANS) by .
Juan Guaido (C), head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly

“Disqualify from holding any public office the citizen Juan Gerardo Antonio Guaido Marquez,” Amoroso said, following the investigation into his declaration of assets.

The decision will be “for the maximum period established in the decree with the scope, courage and strength of the law against corruption,” Amoroso said.