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...

Venezuelan opponent arrested for organizing protests in 2014 commits suicide

Rodolfo Gonzalez, 63, accused as one of the organizers of anti-government protests of early 2014, committed suicide in a prison of the intelligence service (SEBIN) at early hours of Friday, reported his lawyer. “After he was confirmed he would go to an ordinary prison,...

Venezuelan opposition reiterates to Unasur that will dialogue with Maduro in exchange for liberate their prisoners

The Venezuelan opposition alliance Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD for its Spanish acronym) reiterated this Friday, March 6 to the foreign ministers of UNASUR they will only resume the dialogue with the government of Nicolás Maduro if this liberates jailed opposition...

Venezuelan opponent Capriles says that government is capable of suspending legislative elections

The Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said that the government of Nicolas Maduro is capable of suspending the legislative elections scheduled for the end of the year by the decline in surveys results and the severe economic crisis that hits the country. “The...

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...

Venezuela: Defense of Mayor Antonio Ledezma will appeal conspiracy accusations

The defense of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma, who was arrested for alleged conspiracy against the Venezuelan government, will appeal the decision on the grounds that the allegations are “unfounded,” his lawyer said during the weekend. “The defense will exercise...

Opposition mayor of Caracas Antonio Ledezma was arrested by SEBIN officials

The oppositor mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, was arrested on Thursday by officials of the Bolivarian Intelligence Service (Sebin) in his office in downtown, told EFE close sources to the Venezuelan politician. Ledezma was in his office at the EXA Tower in the district of El...

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...