Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado (C) greets supporters as she arrives to try to register her candidacy for the upcoming parliamentary elections at an office of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Los Teques, Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado (R) arrives at the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Los Teques, Venezuela

(L-R) Mitzy Capriles de Ledezma, wife of arrested Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma, opposition leader Maria Corina Machado, Isabel Pereira and the mother of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, Antonieta Mendoza de Lopez, raise their joined hands outside the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Los Teques, Venezuela

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado chant slogans outside the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Los Teques, Venezuela