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Outraged by Lopez Sentence, Venezuelan Opposition Looks to Elections

Venezuela's opposition denounced the sentencing of politician Leopoldo Lopez to nearly 14 years in jail as a tyrannical move by the unpopular ruling Socialists, and they vowed to redouble their campaign to beat them in December's parliamentary election. Jailed hard-line opposition leader Lopez was convicted late Thursday of inciting 2014 anti-government protests that led to violence in which 43 people died. He was found guilty of provoking arson, violence and damage to public...

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