STATEMENT: CAP’s Neera Tanden on Unrest in Venezuela and the Jailing of Leopoldo Lopez

Washington, D.C. —In December 2011, former Chacao Mayor Leopoldo Lopez participated in CAP’s Global Progress Summit at the United Nations and Century Foundation. Today, in response to the unrest in Venezuela, including a government crack-down on student-led demonstrators and the jailing of Lopez, Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress, released the following statement: