The 33 Venezuelan Mayors Who Face Charges (And Oppose The President)

April 8, 2015 7:37 PM

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has faced a rough time dealing with food shortages and spiraling inflation. As life gets tougher, his government has responded by cracking down on opposition leaders, and mayors in particular.

Several of the politicians have been thrown in prison and overall, 33 of 78 opposition mayors are facing legal charges.

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