|Mayor of Venezuelan city arrested amid protests|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
CARACAS, Venezuela — Agents of Venezuela’s domestic intelligence service on Wednesday arrested the opposition mayor of a western city that has been a crucible of anti-government resistance and which spawned the current wave of protests.
San Cristobal Mayor Daniel Ceballos, who a top aide said was arrested in a Caracas hotel, became the second opposition leader jailed by Venezuela’s socialist-led government since the unrest began last month.
Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is being held on charges of arson and conspiracy.
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