Granted house arrest, Venezuela opposition leader vows to fight on

Granted house arrest, Venezuela opposition leader vows to fight onBy Brian Ellsworth and Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s best-known jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez celebrated a surprise return to his family after being granted house arrest on Saturday with a promise to fight on following three years’ imprisonment for leading anti-government protests. Hours after his pre-dawn transfer from the Ramo Verde military jail, Lopez appeared over a wall of his Caracas house, waving the Venezuelan flag and punching the air before a crowd of supporters who cheered and cried upon seeing him.



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