Venezuela: Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez arrives in Spain
01 November 2020 | 1:00 pm
Leopoldo Lopez had been confined in Venezuela for more than six years. It isn't clear how he escaped from the Spanish ambassador's residence in capital city Caracas to join family in Madrid.
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