The Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is already in Spain. The powerful opponent of the Nicolá Maduro regime arrived in the early afternoon to Madrid and went to his parents’ house in the capital of Spain. The opposition leader left the residence of the Spanish ambassador in Caracas, Jesus Silva, where he was staying as Guest from the April 30, 2019, after participating in a failed military uprising, together with the president of the Venezuelan Parliament, Juan Guaidó, recognized president of the country by some 50 countries, Spain among them.
He López’s father, who lives in Madrid, said yesterday that his son left the diplomatic residence for free will and he would travel to Spain “very soon”, where his wife, Lilian Tintori, and their three children also live. He also explained that the opponent left his country for a “clandestine” route and by the border with Colombia.
After detecting their escape, the secret services from Venezuela went to the diplomatic headquarters where They arrested a security guard and an employee of Leopoldo López after a detailed record. They are accused of complicity in the flight of the opposition leader, who left the embassy on foot.
“Venezuelans, this decision has not been easy, but rest assured that you have this server to give the fight from any space. We will not rest and we will continue working day and night to achieve the freedom that all Venezuelans deserve, “wrote the opponent. López in the Twitter.
Lopez was arrested in 2014 in Caracas and sentenced to 14 years in jail, accused of leading violent acts in the anti-government marches that took place that year.
Five years later, after a tour of the prison in Green Branch and a house arrest, he arrived at the residence of the Spanish ambassador, where he remained as a guest until Friday, when he began a trip to Spain where he has already arrived and from where he is waiting continue fighting politically to the regime of Mature.