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Coming Up With a Plan: Venezuela Energética

They can imprison a man but not his ideas. Leopoldo López has been behind bars for over three years. Declared a thought prisoner by Amnesty International and by the very judge...

Punch Drunk on Oil: A Visionary Call to Fix Our Relationship with the Black Stuff...

What López and Baquero propose to do about it is as radical as it’s simple. They want to reverse the direction of dependence, by shifting ownership over the bulk of the oil...

LEOPOLDO RELEASES NEW BOOK DETAILING ROADMAP FOR VENEZUELAN OIL ECONOMY

Venezuela Energética – co-authored with Gustavo Baquero – provides a detailed plan for increasing oil & gas production while dramatically reforming its management in order to empower the Venezuelan people.  ...

Venezuela's Leopoldo Lopez returns to house arrest

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, whose recent imprisonment was criticized by the international community, was released to house arrest late Saturday. "They just brought Leopoldo home. We are working with more...

Venezuelans Rebuke Their President by a Staggering Margin

Millions of Venezuelans signaled their disapproval of President Nicolás Maduro’s plan to hold a constituent assembly by casting ballots on Sunday in a vote unlike any other in this nation’s...

In Venezuela, a Latin American Throwback: Political Prisoners

While the recent transfer of opposition leader Leopoldo López from a military stockade to house arrest has received world-wide attention, Venezuela’s jails now hold more political prisoners than at any time in...

My Brother, Leopoldo López, Is No Longer in Prison. But He Is Not Free –...

This week, Leopoldo was released into home arrest. The Supreme Court, controlled by Maduro, let him go on humanitarian grounds, with a short statement that mentioned his health problems. This is a...

Leopoldo López Is Home. But Venezuela Is Not Free.

Mr. López’s move to house arrest is a major concession by the government. But it’s almost certainly a tactical retreat, intended to blunt criticism and deflate internal and international pressure....

Leopoldo Lopez, jailed Venezuela opposition leader, transferred to house arrest

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was transferred to house arrest Saturday after spending more than three years behind bars in a military prison. 

If The World Lets Venezuela Fall, Democracy In The Region Will Fall With It

Leopoldo has been in prison for over three years because he publicly challenged the regime by calling for peaceful protests as a way out of our suffering. Three years later,...