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By Edition On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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After Lopez transfer, US calls on Venezuela to release 400 other political prisoners

WASHINGTON - The United States welcomes the transfer of Leopoldo Lopez to house arrest after more than three years in prison. This is a significant step in the right direction by the government of Venezuela. We More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Backed by Trump, Venezuelans march for release of opposition leader

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was found guilty of inciting violence during protests in 2014. CARACAS – Protest marches staged Saturday saw hundreds of Venezuelans demanding the release of opposition leader More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 11th, 2015
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Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced

CARACAS - Prominent Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has been sentenced to 13 years and nine months in prison. He was found guilty of inciting violence during protests in 2014 in which 43 people - from More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Venezuela called on to release opposition leader, politicians

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Expressing serious concern at the detention of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López, as well as more than 69 other people who were arrested in February during mass public protests More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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More protests in Venezuela after opposition leader’s arrest

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez turned himself over to authorities in Tuesday amid a rally by his supporters in Caracas. Tens of thousands of opposition supporters blocked the streets More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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Venezuela’s Lopez says ready for arrest at Tuesday march

CARACAS - A Venezuelan opposition leader wanted by police in connection with deadly street protests said on Sunday he would march with his supporters in Caracas on Tuesday, and that he was ready to face arrest if More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Bench warrant against Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López

CARACAS - The capture of the founder of opposition political Voluntad Popular (People's Will, VP) party, Leopoldo López, on the grounds of his alleged liability for the violent events occurred in Caracas on Wednesday More...