Saturday, April 8, 2017

Leading Venezuela Top Opposition Figure Barred From Poltiics For 15 Years



BBC: Venezuela opposition leader Capriles banned from politics

A leading Venezuelan opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, has been formally banned for 15 years from public office.

Mr Capriles has been at the forefront of demands for a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro.

There was no immediate comment from the government on the ban.

In a heated press conference, Mr Capriles said he would continue in his post as governor of Miranda state and called for a protest march to be held on Saturday.

Mr Capriles, who has run twice as a presidential candidate, is seen as the opposition's best hope of defeating President Maduro in elections scheduled for next year.

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More News On Venezuela's Top Opposition Figure Being Barred From Politics For 15 Years

Leading Venezuela opposition figure barred from office 15 years -- Reuters
Venezuela opposition leader banned from running for office for 15 years -- AP
Governor latest opposition leader targeted in Venezuela -- AP
Venezuela: Opposition leader Capriles defiant despite 15-year ban -- Euronews
Venezuelans called to flood streets in anti-Maduro protest -- AP
Venezuela Steps Up Harassment of Opponents as Protests Rise -- Bloomberg
Venezuela clashes leave one man dead, dozens arrested in Caracas -- FOX News

4 comments:

Aizino Smith said...

Typical fascist response by the Left.

Jac said...

Maduro.........how in the 21rst century this is possible!

Andrew Jackson said...

Kill the Marxist scum ,problem solved.

Aizino Smith said...

Maduro?

What a wreck.

I had two school bus drivers, Linda and Santos.

Either one of them would be better choice for anything legit than Maduro. They had good/common sense.