“All of this is institutionalized,” Emilio Odebrecht said. “It was a normal thing and it has been going on for 30 years.”
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Ledell Lee, 51, was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. CDT at the state’s death chamber in its Cummins Unit prison, a Department of Corrections spokesman said.
Gina Miller said her “Best for Britain” campaign would raise money to support election candidates who promised to hold full vote on May’s final Brexit deal.
Supreme Court had already granted stays to two of the eight inmates, reducing the number of executions to six within an 11-day period.
The Supreme Court last month upheld death sentences for the three militants, who included Mufti Abdul Hannan, the head of the Harkat-ul Jihad Islami group.
“It’s working, the government is scared and making mistakes like banning Capriles, because that generates more support for him,” said homemaker Imelda Guerrero, 66, who said her three children have emigrated due to the crisis.
“I will never forget that the seat I inherit today is of a great, great man,” Gorsuch said after the ceremony. “I promise you, I will do all my powers permit to be a faithful servant of the Constitution and the laws of this country.”
Thousands of people, some carrying signs reading “No to dictatorship!” and “Capriles for President,” took part in marches against the unpopular leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro.
US Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch as the ninth justice on US Supreme Court. Senator Rand Paul cast the decisive 51st vote in favor of the nomination.
“The objective is to put the magistrates on trial (and) get the government to publish an electoral timetable,” opposition lawmaker Stalin Gonzalez told Caracas-based Union Radio. “This country has changed and wants to get out of the crisis.”
But with the 55-45 tally, Republicans fell short of the 60-vote super-majority needed to overcome the Democratic procedural tactic called a filibuster and proceed to a vote in which senators could confirm Neil Gorsuch by a simple majority.
Venezuela newly militant opposition leaders also announced another round of demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro for Thursday, despite chaos and violence in Caracas on Tuesday that left 20 injured and 18 arrested.
Temer’s reform of Brazil’s social security system – key to his plans to restore fiscal discipline – also faces a first vote in committee by mid-April.
“This controversy is over … the constitution has won,” Nicolas Maduro said in a televised speech just after midnight.
Venezuela’s powerful attorney general on Friday rebuked the judiciary’s takeover of congress, breaking ranks with President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government as protests and international condemnation grew.
As the UK officially notifies the European Union that it is leaving, here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit – beginning with the basics.
“After careful deliberation, I have concluded that I cannot support Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court,” Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor, a day after Gorsuch finished marathon Judiciary Committee testimony.
Brazil Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot calls for investigations into bribery and political kickbacks against six cabinet ministers and over 100 lawmakers.
“President Jacob Zuma has nominated Madam Justice Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya as the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal,” said Zuma in a statement.
U.S. President Donald Trump publicly criticized judges who ruled against him and vowed to fight the case in the Supreme Court.