Enrique Mendoza

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Enrique Mendoza
Mayor of Sucre, Miranda
In office
Succeeded by Raoul Bermúdez
34th Governor of Miranda
In office
Preceded by Arnaldo Arocha
Succeeded by Diosdado Cabello
Personal details
Born (1945-08-11) August 11, 1945 (age 69)
Political party COPEI
Occupation politician

Enrique Mendoza (born 11 August 1945) is a Venezuelan politician. From 1989 until 1996, Mendoza was the mayor of Sucre Municipality, Miranda of Caracas;[1] he was governor of Miranda state from 1995 to 2004,[citation needed] being re-elected in 1998 and 2000. In 2004 Mendoza was chosen as head of the Coordinadora Democrática.[2]

The U.S. Department of State mentioned Mendoza in its 2008 Human Rights report as denial of a fair public trial.[3][4]


  1. ^ Cáceres, Gonzalo (15 August 2004). "Enrique Mendoza / Líder opositor : "Tenemos un plan de gobierno"" (in Spanish). La Voz de Asturias. Retrieved 6 February 2010. 
  2. ^ BBC, 18 March 2004, The big five opposing Chavez
  3. ^ "US State Department annual report on human rights, section Venezuela". El Universal. 2006-03-08. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  4. ^ "2008 Human Rights Report: Venezuela". Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor: 2008 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. U.S. Department of State. February 25, 2009. Retrieved February 3, 2010. 

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