Jesús Torrealba

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Jesús Torrealba
Chúo Torrealba (2014).jpg
Personal details
Born (1958-05-18) 18 May 1958 (age 61)
Caracas, Venezuela
Political partyCommunist Party (Before 1974)
Democratic Unity Roundtable (2008–present)
Alma materCentral University of Venezuela

Jesús Alberto Torrealba Rodríguez (born May 18, 1958 in Caracas), also known as Chúo Torrealba, is a Venezuelan politician and journalist; Secretary-General of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) from September 24, 2014 to February 17, 2017.[1][2]

Torrealba was originally active in the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) until 1974. In the 1980s, Torrealba trained as a teacher at the Pedagogical Institute of Caracas (IPC) and studied journalism at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV).[1] In 2000 he founded the civil association Radar de los barrios ("Radar of the slums") to promote social work in Caracas.[1] On September 23, 2014, Torrealba was elected Secretary-General of the Venezuelan opposition coalition (MUD).[3]


  1. ^ a b c Chúo Torrealba, el papaúpa de la MUD, Climax, December 29, 2014.
  2. ^ Jesús Torrealba renuncia a liderazgo en MUD, elCaribe, February 18, 2017
  3. ^ Torrealba es el nuevo secretario ejecutivo de la MUD, Globovisión, September 24, 2014.