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Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Madrid

Fugitive Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma has crossed the border into neighboring Colombia, saying he intends to fly to Europe to organize resistance against President Nicolas Maduro's rule BOGOTA, Colombia – Fugitive Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma, a key opponent of President Nic...

Caracas mayor flees Venezuela refusing to be ‘hostage to tyranny’

Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma arrived in Madrid a day after he escaped from house arrest in Venezuela and slipped past security forces into Colombia. Ledezma’s flight from Bogota landed early on Saturday morning at Barajas airport in the Spanish capital. With a Venezuela...

Venezuela opposition leader Antonio Ledezma flees to Colombia

By: Reuters | Published:November 18, 2017 10:06 Holding a national Venezuelan flag, ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma waves from inside El Dorado international airport, as he prepares for departure, in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/...

Spain’s Rajoy vows to defeat separatists in Catalan election

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy delivers a statement after an extraordinary cabinet meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid October 27, 2017. — Reuters picMADRID, Nov 14 — Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said today he hopes to defeat separatists in next month’s ...

Spain PM Vows To Defeat Separatists In Catalan Election •

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he hopes to defeat separatists in next month’s Catalan election, which will be dominated by regional lawmakers’ independence drive, calling...

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy vows to defeat separatists in Catalan election

The prime minister has been rallying support for his Popular Party in the December 21 election in Catalonia. (Photo | AP) MADRID: Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he hopes to de...

Spain's Rajoy vows to defeat separatists in Catalan election

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he hopes to defeat separatists in next month's Catalan election, which will be dominated by regional lawmakers' independence drive, calling for a...

'Freedom for the Political Prisoners': Hundreds of Thousands March in Barcelona

An estimated 750,000 people marched in Barcelona on Saturday to demand that the Spanish government release Catalan separatist leaders who are being held in prison for their roles in the region's ...

Mourinho testifies in Madrid court over tax fraud allegations

MADRID: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was grilled by a judge in Spain on Friday over accusations of a 3.3 million euro ($3.8 million) tax fraud during his time in charge of Real Madrid ...

Catalonia moves to declare independence

BARCELONA/MADRID • Catalonia will move as soon as this weekend to declare independence from Spain after a contentious referendum, the region's leader has said, in the worst constitutional crisi...

Spain's King condemns Catalan leaders as thousands take to streets

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain’s King Felipe VI accused Catalan secessionist leaders who staged a banned independence referendum of shattering democratic principles and dividing Catalan society, a...

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