Monday, April 2, 2007

Where in the world is Eduardo Lapi?

Venezuelan authorities are investigating if prison officials were involved in the escape of ex-governor Eduardo Lapi (image). Lapi- who was accused of embezzlement and corruption- fled jail over the weekend while awaiting trial and becomes the second high-profile jail break since dissident labor leader Carlos Ortega escaped a military facility last August.

Links- Bloomberg, International Herald Tribune, VCrisis

Image- Union Radio

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