An opposition member wears a mask of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez during a rally in Caracas earlier this year, ahead of Dec. 6 elections.
An opposition member wears a mask of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez during a rally in Caracas earlier this year, ahead of Dec. 6 elections. Fernando Llano AP
An opposition member wears a mask of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez during a rally in Caracas earlier this year, ahead of Dec. 6 elections. Fernando Llano AP

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