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Venezuela returns opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to house arrest

August 6, 2017 10:30 pm
Venezuela returns opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to house arrest

Prominent Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has been returned to house arrest from a four-day detention amid efforts to restore calm to the country which is reeling from weeks of riots.  “They just moved Leopoldo home,” his wife Lilian Tintori wrote on Twitter of the Saturday […]

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Jailed Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez urges more protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro

June 5, 2017 6:00 pm
Jailed Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez urges more protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez delivers a speech during a rally in Caracas on September 24, 2011. (Photo by AFP) A jailed Venezuelan opposition leader has called for more street protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, which he accused of “tyranny.” In a video message posted online, Leopoldo […]

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Venezuela court upholds jail term of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

August 13, 2016 10:30 am
Venezuela court upholds jail term of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez (second from R) ©AP A Venezuelan court has rejected an appeal by jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez against the 14-year prison sentence handed down to him for his involvement in anti-government protests. “The sentence was confirmed on the same terms. It’s official,” Juan Carlos Gutierrez, […]

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