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Venezuelan Opposition Leaders Returned to House Arrest

Lilian Tintori and Leopoldo Lopez speaking from their home on July 17. (Reuters)

The wife of the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez says he has been returned to house arrest, while Antonio Ledezma once again arrived home on Friday.

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US Vice-President Pence Telephones Venezuela’s Leopoldo Lopez

US Vice-President Mike Pence praise Lopez Friday, while promising more sanctions against Venezuela. (Reuters)
US Vice-president Mike Pence spoke with the rightwing politician Friday, the Whitehouse has confirmed.

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Jailed Politician Leopoldo Lopez Granted House Arrest in Venezuela

Leopoldo Lopez appears for the press from behind the electric fence surrounding his house Sunday. (Twitter/Lilian Tintori)

The Supreme Court announced the humanitarian measure Saturday morning.

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Venezuelan Supreme Court Torched as Jailed Opposition Leader Urges Coup

The Supreme Court’s Executive Magistracy (DEM) in Chacao was also attacked for the fourth time in 70 days on Monday, leading t

Venezuela’s Housing Ministry and Supreme Court executive office were attacked Monday as jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on the country’s armed forces to “rebel” against the Maduro government.

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Leopoldo Lopez Meets with Spain’s Zapatero, Calls for More Protests

Right-wing politician Leopoldo Lopez took to Twitter to call for more unrest Saturday after meeting with former Spanish presiden

Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez released a video on Twitter calling for more protests Saturday, amid raging civil unrest that has cost 73 lives to date. 

 

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US Senator Circulates Bogus Health Rumour on Venezuela’s Lopez

Leopoldo Lopez appeared late Wednesday on state media to confirm he is alive and well. This came amid claims he was in a critica

US Senator Marco Rubio joined a handful of right-wing Venezuelans in sharing a fake story about imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.

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Ecuador Denies Entry to Venezuela Opposition Figure Visiting to Campaign for Right Wing

U.S. President Donald Trump has met with Lilian Tintori, an outspoken opponent of Nicolas Maduro. (Twitter / Donald Trump)
"Change is coming to Ecuador," Tintori wrote on social media prior to her visit, referencing the campaign slogan of right-wing presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso.
 
 

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Venezuela Rejects UN Call for Release of “Political Prisoners”

Flags of UN member states stand outside the UN office in Geneva, Switzerland.

The international human rights body called for the release of “political prisoners” in Venezuela last week.

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Guarimba Victims Pursue New Charges Against Leopoldo Lopez as Opposition Marches

Victims of the Guarimbas march in Caracas. (Zurimar Campos/AVN)

Venezuela’s Committee of Victims of the Guarimba petitioned the Attorney General’s office to re-open its case against right-wing politician Leopoldo Lopez on Saturday, marking the third anniversary of his arrest. 

 

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Trump Meets with Venezuela's Lilian Tintori, Demands Release of Leopoldo Lopez

Trump with Tintori, Vice-President Pence, and Senator Rubio (left to right). (@realDonaldTrump)

Trump met Leopoldo Lopez's wife, Lilian Tintori, as the Venezuelan Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the jailed ultra-right opposition leader.

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