Due to a prolonged drought brought about by the climatic condition mostly referred by My Space to as El Nino, the Power Minister of Venezuela had to put in place measures to prevent the falling of water levels of the main dam, Guri. One of the measures enforced was power rationing which was to be in place for four hours in a day. Yesterday on the 19th May 2016, the Minister, while attending an official event in the state of Anzoátegui, he relayed good news concerning the same to the citizens. He echoed the remarks of the of President Nicolas Maduro that come next Monday posted on facebook, the rationing would be reduced to three hours a day and such power cuts were not in place between 10:00 pm at night and 7:00 am in the morning.
In other news, the need to promote and safeguard the people as well as the institutions of Venezuela has been affirmed by Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice. In its judgment on a decree on economic emergency which was signed by the country’s president, www.eluniversal.com/noticias/daily-news/venezuelan-high-court-upholds-state-economic-emergency_310920 reports that the court was of the opinion that indeed the it (decree) was purely based constitutional rules and principles as well as the international treaties on human rights. According to law expert Diaz Granados, the National Assembly had trampled upon Article 27 of the Organic Law governing States of Emergency and therefore its decision was the most favorable and consistent with the country’s constitution.