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Venezuela opposition boss Capriles says banned from political office for 15 years
April 7, 2017 / 5:08 PM / 8 months ago

Venezuela opposition boss Capriles says banned from political office for 15 years

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said on Friday he has been notified he will be banned from holding political office for 15 years, amid what critics say is a crackdown on dissent by the leftist government of Nicolas Maduro.

Reporting by Alexandra Ulmer; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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