Caracas Chronicles

Monitor Legislativo is a project created by several NGOs to review the work of the 165 members of Venezuela’s parliament, the National Assembly. They recently released a Parliamentary Performance Ranking report that sets out to gauge how hard parliamentarians actually work.

It doesn’t paint a very rosy picture of our Legislative Power. Only 1 out of every 10 deputies passes the test.

The report analyzes deputies’ participation in all sessions, parliamentary commissions and public consultations, their accountability efforts, and their presence on the Internet and social media.

There are good news and bad news for the opposition MUD. In the top ten of deputies, nine are from the opposition bench. Carlos Michelangeli (AD-Anzoategui) came on top as the hardest working deputy. Carlos Ramos (AD-Merida), already a favorite of this blog, came in third.

At the same time, nine of the ten worst performing deputies are also from…

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Politólogo (UCV y UAB). Magíster en Estudios Latinoamericanos (USAL). Director de la ONG Entorno Parlamentario (@eparlamentario). Miembro del equipo directivo de @EducaMiranda

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