Galarza de la Peña

EmisorCorte Federal (Venezuela)
Venezuela, Federal Court.
Re Galarza de la Peña.

Extradition — Conditions of — Absence of Extradition Treaty.

The Facts.—Mexico sought the extradition of Luis Galarza de la Peña, a Mexican national, on a charge of embezzlement. There was no extradition treaty between Mexico and Venezuela.

Held: that the extradition request should be granted.

The Court, finding that the extradition request conformed to the requirements of Venezuelan law, said: “Although our country does not have an extradition treaty with the Republic of Mexico, extradition may be granted on the basis of reciprocity pursuant to the provisions of Articles 389 and 393 of the Venezuelan Code of Criminal...

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