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Venezuelan Lawmakers Pass Bill to Free Political Activists

Venezuela's opposition-controlled legislature has passed a measure to grant amnesty to dozens of jailed political activists, setting up a political clash with President Nicolas Maduro. The bill, which was approved late Tuesday, would free more than 70 people who have spoken out against Maduro and his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez. One of those prisoners is opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who is serving a 14-year sentence for inciting an anti-government protest in 2014 that left...

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