Venezuela opposition leader charged with spurring violence




 
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Venezuela opposition leader charged with spurring violence
 
April 29th, 2013  
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Venezuela opposition leader charged with spurring violence
CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan court charged retired general Antonio Rivero on Monday with inciting post-election violence in the latest political flash point in the bitterly divided nation. Opposition leaders say Rivero, a member of the Popular Will movement that is a driving force of Venezuela's opposition coalition, became new President Nicolas Maduro's first political prisoner when he was arrested over the weekend. Authorities say he was one of those behind a wave of violence, on the day after Maduro's disputed April 14 election, that represented a coup attempt and killed nine people. ...




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