Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma will be defended by former president Felipe Gonzalez

The former president of the Spanish government Felipe González will defend the Venezuelan opposition members Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma at the request of their families, told AFP a source close to the former Socialist leader. “The former president informed me his...

Venezuelan Court of Appeals ratified prison against Leopoldo López

The Court of Appeals of Caracas ratified the order of arrest issued against the opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to keep him confined in the Ramo Verde prison, near Caracas. The court ruled out on Sunday the release of López after declaring “out of place” the appeal...

Persecution of dissidents of the Maduro government will continue, according to Leopoldo López

Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez said that the “persecution” of dissidents of the regime of th eVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will continue, according to an interview published this Friday by the Spanish newspaper El Pais. “The persecution and...

Leopoldo Lopez meets one year in prison, in the Ramo Verde jail

The Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez meets this Wednesday one year in prison for crimes related to the protests last year that left a toll of destruction at the headquarters of the Prosecutor´s office, three dead and dozens injured. For this reason, his wife Lilian...

Leopoldo López suffers attack in Ramo Verde prison according to his wife

Lilian Tintori, wife of the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, told EFE that on Saturday a military command melted with torches the cell bars of politician and former mayor Daniel Ceballos in Ramo Verde prison and destroyed the interior thereof. “The military came...

Former presidents Piñera and Pastrana were prevented from visiting Leopoldo López

The former presidents of Chile Sebastián Piñera and Colombia Andrés Pastrana were prevented yesterday to enter the military prison near Caracas where the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López is imprisoned, whom they tried to visit. “We came to visit him (Lopez) and...

Maduro offers exchange of Leopoldo Lopez for Puerto Rican Oscar Rivera

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said today that “the only way” to sign a presidential pardon in favor of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, would be an exchange with Puerto Rican independence leader Oscar Lopez Rivera. “The only way I would use...

UN Request for release of Leopoldo López is rejected

The court in charge of the case against the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, yesterday rejected the recommendation of the UN group that called for his immediate release, reported his lawyer. The request for release was filed by the legal team defending Lopez before...