Pablo Iglesias as well as various other leaders Rafael Sarria asked to find to Caracas to clarify EUR7.16 million settlements from previous head of state for advising job
The Venezuelan National Assembly has opened an official investigation into alleged economic connections in between the Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos and the administration of the late Hugo Chávez, inning accordance with records to which EL PAÍS has actually had gain access to.
The legal chamber of the Latin American country has asked Podemos leaders Pablo Iglesias, Juan Carlos Monedero as well as Jorge Verstrynge for teamwork right into the issue of whether the Spanish party was indirectly funded by chavismo.
If these connections are shown, they would certainly include party financing and acts which violate Spanish regulations, as well as for that reason uneven hiring by the Venezuelan state
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Podemos has actually always denied obtaining any funding from these resources, although a structure with ties to Podemos, the Centro de Estudios Políticos y Sociales (CEPS, or the Center for Political and Social Research studies) did perform advising help Venezuela.
Freddy Guevara, chairman of the Assembly’s Financial officer Committee, needs to know whether the EUR7.16 million apparently obtained in between 2003 and also 2011 by CEPS– goinged by leading Podemos officials– was later used to produce the event in 2014.
Records from the Spanish Society Ministry reveal that the non-profit foundation received a minimum of EUR3.7 million from the Hugo Chávez administration. Some years, the Venezuelan contribution represented greater than 80% of all income for the structure.