A look at the man who might be Venezuela's next president

December 8, 2015 11:24 PM

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CARACAS, Venezuela — Miranda state Gov. Henrique Capriles has twice run — and lost — elections for president of Venezuela. After a big victory in parliamentary elections that he helped orchestrate, Capriles may prove the adage that the third time is the charm.

The Democratic Unity coalition, politicians opposed to the leftist government in power for 16 years, won 112 seats in the 167-seat National Assembly, a two-thirds super-majority that will enable lawmakers to rewrite the constitution and turn back the country's socialist system under President Nicol...

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