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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,...

Venezuela’s epic quest to recover its democracy

Having no other recourse through which to assert our will, Venezuelans have poured onto the streets in protest for over 50 straight days, in an epic quest for the recovery...

Venezuela Needs International Intervention. Now.

It is hard to overstate the severity of the suffering of the 31 million people of this once-rich country. Today Venezuela faces acute hyperinflation, which has led to widespread shortages...

Venezuela's jailed Lopez is well, urges more protests: wife

Jailed opposition Venezuelan politician Leopoldo Lopez is well and is urging street demonstrators to keep up massive anti-government protests, his wife said on Sunday after her first visit with the...

Venezuelan opposition activists march to Leopoldo Lopez's jail

Hundreds of activists marched on Friday to the hilltop jail of Venezuela's best-known detained opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in the latest of a month of protests against the socialist government....

Wife of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Speaks Out

An interview by Christiane Amanpour with Lilian Tintori.

Relatives of Venezuelan Political Prisoners Beg OAS for Help

Relatives of three prominent Venezuelan political prisoners Monday joined the leader of the Organization of American States in pleading for action to free the country from what they described as...

Wife of Venezuelan jailed leader describes 3 years of torture

Leopoldo Lopez was isolated 548 of his first 1,000 days in prison. And the count is likely to grow, as he continues to be the most visible symbol of the...

Venezuelan opposition leader's sentence upheld day after Trump calls for release

Venezuela’s highest court has upheld a 14-year prison sentence for a prominent opposition leader, ruling a day after Donald Trump called for the release of Leopoldo López during a White House meeting...

Trump calls for release of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader

President Donald Trump met unexpectedly Wednesday night at the White House with the wife of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López, and called for his release.