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Venezuela bars Guaido from public office for 15 years


IANS Caracas
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.
"Disqualify from holding any public office the citizen Juan Gerardo Antonio Guaido Marquez," Amoroso said on Thursday, following the investigation into his declaration of assets, Xinhua reported.
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.

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 3:44 AM IST

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