Top Stories to Watch Today: Venezuela, Iran & Thailand

1) Venezuela has arrested the Mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, for “disturbing the peace.” Authorities claim he was part of a US-backed attempt at a coup to overthrow the government. Ledezma is a member of an opposition party calling for the exit of President Maduro. Venezuela is facing tough economic issues, including a quick devaluation of their currency. The U.S. State Department has denied any attempt of plotting a coup in Venezuela, but renewed calls for the release of jailed political opposition member, Leopoldo Lopez, and other political prisoners.

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