Cabello: The National Assembly will continue to support Chávez
Diosdado Cabello, the Speaker of the National Assembly, said the opposition will not be allowed to "plot against the people" from the National Assembly. He reported that new board of the Venezuelan Parliament would be set up on Saturday morning
In one of his messages via Twitter, Cabello said the National Assembly will support President Hugo Chávez. "@dcabellor: Make no mistake. The National Assembly is socialist and revolutionary. It will continue by the side of the people and our commander," he said.
Finally, he warned Chávez's opponents that they will not be allowed to take action against citizens. "@dcabellor: If the opposition believes that they will have room in the Assembly for plotting against the people, they are wrong again. They will be defeated," he said in a tweet.
Three Venezuelans and five Trinidadians will stand trial on January 26 under the suspicion of being involved in alleged Muslim terrorist activities in Venezuela. After nine months in prison, the defendants will appear in court to face charges of terrorism brought against them by the Attorney General Office.