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Interview: Leopoldo López on Venezuela's Political Alternative

Monday, October 6, 2008

Leopoldo López Mendoza, mayor of the Chacao municipality of Caracas, was favored to win the mayoralty of the Venezuelan capital until he and hundreds of other candidates were banned from running in upcoming municipal elections. In an interview, López talks about the questionable legality of the ban and the threat posed to democracy in Venezuela. ... Read More