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Antonio Ledezma

Conspiracy Charges Against Venezuelan President's Foe Condemned As 'Unfounded'

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2015 | World

(Adds comment from Ledezma's daughter; Unasur details) By Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The mayor of Venez...

Arrest Of Caracas Mayor Sign Of Broader Crackdown

AP | HANNAH DREIER and JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 02.21.2015 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro poured into the streets Friday to condemn the surprise arrest of Caracas' mayor for ...

Venezuela Arrests Mayor Who Criticized President

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ and HANNAH DREIER | Posted 02.20.2015 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Police broke into Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma's office and carted off the longtime critic of Venezuela's socialist gover...

In Venezuela, a Tale of Two Judges

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

The fact that Chávez has taken over the courts means that Venezuela may look like a democracy to fawning movie stars and celebrity athletes of the vanguard left, but the core is rotten and lawless.

Antonio Ledezma, Caracas Mayor, Protests Chavez With Hunger Strike

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, proceeded with his fourth day of a hunger strike on Monday in an attempt to call international attention to Pre...