With the presence of President Nicolás Maduro, the solemn session of Judicial Opening 2023 and accountability 2022 is installed in the Main Auditorium of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), in Caracas.
At the beginning of the act, the President of the TSJ, Gladys María Gutiérrez Alvarado, welcomed the authorities present and began the presentation of the main achievements of the year 2022highlighting the value of the Strategic Plan of the Judiciary.
The speaker at the event is the president of the electoral chamber of the Highest Court, Caryslia Beatriz Rodríguez.
The solemn session also has the participation of the other magistrates, as well as authorities of the National Public Power.
Rodríguez, during his speech, pointed out that the actions of the TSJ are driven by “the love of humanity,” said the magistrate and asserted that from this premise the Judiciary accepts “the unavoidable commitment” to actively participate in the changes “demanded by the new era; to advance on what has been achieved in the effective exercise of institutional work, starting from the review… of the current legal system” and adapt it to the approaches of society.
He urged to work for an increasingly humane penitentiary system that transforms prisoners into useful beings for the country, to have a court that provides “true justice; without delay” and explained that these are the foundations of the judicial revolution, which will allow citizens to trust the TSJ.
Regarding the blockade imposed on the country, he pointed out that “in unity as a nation” the Court has been fighting with the vision of a democratic institutional body.
He recalled that last January 19 marked one year since the promulgation of the new Organic Law reforming the Organic Law of the TSJ and pointed out that efforts are unified on the basis of this instrument and referred to the recent visit of the Political Commission Interior of the National Assembly, an opportunity in which they ratified the commitment to contribute to the joint work table between Parliament, the TSJ, the National School of the Magistracy, the General Inspectorate of Courts, the Public Defender, the Ombudsman’s Office and the Ministry of Popular Power for the Penitentiary Service.