January 12, 2016 1:56 PM

U.S. officials once had dim view of Venezuela’s opposition leader

10 years ago, U.S. diplomat in Caracas called Henry Ramos Allup ‘unimaginative,’ ‘repellent’

Now Ramos Allup is head of the opposition-run Venezuelan assembly

Has Ramos Allup overcome the earlier assessment? A former U.S. ambassador says ‘yes’

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