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They increase to more than double fine against newspaper "El Nacional" in Venezuela


The fine against the Venezuelan newspaper in favor of Diosdado Cabello went from US $ 13.36 million in May to US $ 30.05 million for non-pecuniary damage.

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(CNN Spanish) -

The defense of the Venezuelan newspaper "El Nacional" showed a judicial document that they say they received in courts in which they are informed that the amount of the fine against the print in favor of the deputy, and known as number two of Chavismo, Diosdado Cabello, went from US $ 13.36 million in May to US $ 30.05 million for non-pecuniary damage.

This is how they assure they were notified by the Third Court of First Instance in Civil, Commercial, Traffic and Banking of the judicial district of the metropolitan area of ​​Caracas.

The payment is calculated in petros, the Venezuelan cryptocurrency that has a value reference with respect to the dollar.

In the document, the amount to be paid is 533,250 petros.

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The lawyers of this medium, with more than 78 years of history in the country, assure that such information is included in the notification of forced execution of the main headquarters of the newspaper and contemplates the so-called “procedural costs” that were calculated in US $ 3.33 million.

According to the court, the deadlines established for the media, as the defendant, to comply with the sentence, have expired.

On the afternoon of May 14, an executive embargo was carried out against the newspaper as a result of the lawsuit related to the moral damage lawsuit in which the Court ruled in favor of Diosdado Cabello.


CNN contacted the Supreme Court of Justice to obtain detailed information on the increase without having received a response so far.

Similarly, we contacted Deputy Diosdado Cabello to find out if he has any comment on the fine, but so far he has not reacted.

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Source: cnnespanol

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