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Trial Imminent for Detained Venezuelan Protest Leader Lopez

As jailed Venezuelan opposition member Leopoldo Lopez prepares to go on trial Wednesday in Caracas for his role in protests earlier this year, his wife appealed to the international community for his release. Speaking Monday at the National Press Club in Washington, Lilian Tintori told VOA the case against Lopez, who has been detained since February, needs outside pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who has been repeatedly accused of human rights violations against his...

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