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Exclusive message from Venezuela's Leopoldo Lopez

February 17th, 2014
02:08 PM ET

Editor's note: You can watch an extended version of the audio message sent to CNN by Lopez here.

CNN's Amanpour approached Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez for an interview. He was not able to break cover to speak with Hala Gorani, sitting in for Christiane Amanpour, but he did send an exclusive audio response to our questions.

CNN reached out to offer the Venezuelan government a place on the program; they chose not to appear.

Click above to listen to Lopez's message.


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  1. Bolivar

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVCKdqBoq7k&w=640&h=390]

    Here is a video of members of venezuelan military intelligence attempting without a arrest or search warrant to enter Voluntad Popular's office. This is lopez's political party. This occurred a few hours ago.

    February 17, 2014 at 6:39 pm | Reply
  2. Jose

    ...and they call this "democracy"! Total disrespect for the law and proper procedures, I thought, at the beginning that they were thiefs...well they are!

    February 17, 2014 at 7:28 pm | Reply
    • rrmedia

      there's no democracy in Venezuela, it died a long time ago.

      February 17, 2014 at 8:06 pm | Reply
  3. crinnnge

    Nothing but American parrot and a setup paid & funded by America . Boycott America . America ruining the several nations . UN is a puppet of America and so is the NATO , these rich whiite ppl want your wealth , like muggers on a street , Give it or else...

    February 18, 2014 at 4:22 am | Reply
    • JSJesus

      Clearly you have absolutely no idea what you're talking about. Good for you that you don't live there, consider yourself very very lucky.

      February 18, 2014 at 4:38 am | Reply
  4. J Star

    crinnnge, YOU SHOULD BE LOOKING AT CUBA NOT THE U.S.
    YOU IGNORAMOUS!

    February 22, 2014 at 9:42 pm | Reply

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