Opposition parties expel MPs charged with corruption

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó speaks to journalists during a press conference in Caracas.

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó speaks to journalists during a press conference in Caracas.

  |  Manaure Quintero/Reuters

The MPs allegedly helped a businessman associated with Maduro; Guaidó announces investigation.

Venezuelan opposition parties have expelled several MPs on Sunday (Dec 1st) for allegedly helping a businessman linked to Nicolás Maduro.

A report published this weekend by the website Armando.Info claims that nine MPs in Juan Guaidó's retinue have illegally helped Colombian businessman Carlos Lizcano, who is involved in Maduro's subsidized food distribution program.

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