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...

Mayor Ledezma is “firm in his convictions” despite imprisonment

The mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, who was arrested last Thursday and charged of conspiring against the government of Nicolas Maduro, is well and “firm in his convictions,” said on Monday the wife of the politician and opposition spokespersons. “His spirit...

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...

Carlos Figueroa recovered his freedom after six months in prison

The doctor Carlos Figueroa, sentenced to six months in prison for insulting President Rafael Correa, was released from Social Rehabilitation Center No. 4 in Quito at 06:00 this Saturday. The same sentence must meet former lawmaker Cléver Jiménez and his adviser Fernando...

Cuba has released some “political prisoners” according to the US

The government of Cuba released some of the 53 detainees that Washington considers political prisoners, said on Tuesday the State Department, when both countries advance towards the normalization of diplomatic relations. “Many of these detainees have already been...
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