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Caracas Mayor's Arrest Over 'Coup Plot' Denounced

Critics of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are decrying the unexpected arrest Thursday of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma and calling for a protest demonstration. Venezuelan police arrested the opposition leader after the government accused him of helping plan what it says was a U.S.-backed coup against the socialist government. Ledezma is expected to be brought before a judge Friday, the Associated Press reported, a day after he was seized. Heavily armed security forces, outfitted...

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