He does not agree. Ernesto Blume, former president of the Constitutional Court (TC), He declined the challenge made by the Minister of Justice, Félix Chero, to debate “legally” on the structure and scope of the crime of treason against the homeland for which accuses President Pedro Castillo in the Congress of the Republic.
During an interview on the “2022” program on Panamericana, Blume refused “to argue” with Felix Chero and pointed out that he only intervened in an academic debate and not a political one.
“With all due respect to the Minister (Felix Chero), who deserves special consideration, I decline to argue with him. I am intervening as an academic, expounding an academic opinion. I am not a politician nor am I in the debate with politicians”, he stated.
Subsequently, Blume considered that Felix Chero should discuss with the politicians who promoted the accusation” against Pedro Castillo in Parliament, “and those who support the thesis contrary to what he affirms”. “From my point of view, Yes, a situation of treason is outlined when a president indicates that the national territory can be violated”, he added.
Félix Chero to Ernesto Blume: “I challenge him publicly to debate”
last Monday, Félix Chero, head of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (Minjusdh), challenged Ernesto Blume to a public debate to explain your claim that Pedro Castillo committed treason by saying that he would give Bolivia an eventual outlet to the sea.
“Today I publicly challenge Mr. (Ernesto) Blume to say the place and the scenario to debate legally on the typical structure and scope of treason. I challenge him academically to a debate so that he can tell me where the legal basis is that the president has committed treason as a result of an opinion,” Chero told the press outside the Palace.
Pedro Castillo: what did Ernesto Blume say about treason?
For Ernest BlumePresident Pedro Castillo he would have to be dismissed, since he would have infringed, according to his criteria, articles 38 and 54 of the Constitution.
In a dialogue table on channel N, the former tribune assured that Terrones Castle “failed to comply with his constitutional duty” when he went to bolivian to say that he would hand over “part of the territory”, and that this was ratified in the interview given on the international network CNN to the journalist Fernando del Rincón when he said he would “consult with the people.”
“That is, now, being president, he says that he is going to consult the people. What he has said is very serious, he has abdicated his role as president, he has abdicated this duty to the country, he has breached the Constitution and proposes to cede part of the national territory. In another country, that gentleman with that expression would no longer be in the presidency,” he asserted.