Venezuelan intelligence arrests opposition mayor

March 20, 2014 3:58 AM

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Caracas — Venezuela's intelligence service arrested and charged the opposition mayor of restive San Cristobal, where anti-government protests broke out more than a month ago.

Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez said Mayor Daniel Ceballos has been detained on charges of fueling "civilian uprising" and "supporting" violence in his city in the western state of Tachira.

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