UK court recognises Venezuela opposition’s central bank board

Protests in Venezuela
A policeman watches protesters in Maracaibo.
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A senior English judge ruled that the country’s courts would continue to recognise the Venezuelan opposition’s central bank board.

The Venezuelan government’s central bank had asked the English court to acknowledge a ruling by Venezuela’s supreme court dismissing the rival central bank directorate.

The ruling was handed down by judge Sara Cockerill in the commercial court, a branch of the high court. It followed a December decision by the United Kingdom supreme court.

The December ruling

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