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    Venezuela Arrests More Key Opposition Leaders on Unjustified Charges

    A recent uptick in politically motivated arrests of politicians has hit Venezuela. The Venezuelan government is targeting prominent opposition leaders throughout the country, using trumped-up, baseless charges in an effort to break the back of the democratic opposition and quell the countrywide protests. Opposition leaders in Venezuela have long been … More

    Another Blow to Democracy in Venezuela

    Making him the latest in a long list of Venezuelan politicians denied the ability to challenge Hugo Chavez, Leopoldo López, the former mayor of Chacao, had his presidential hopes dashed this week when the Venezuelan Supreme Court ruled that he cannot hold a public office until after 2014 due to … More