Juan Alejandro Barreto Cipriani (born 1959) is a politician in Venezuela. He was mayor of Caracas from 2004 until 2008. Juan Barreto belongs to the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).
Juan Barreto entered the political scene with his election to the Venezuelan National Congress in November 1998. On July 30, 2000, Barreto was elected to the newly created National Assembly (the legislative body that replaced the National Congress), receiving 276,952 votes, or 53.98% of the total votes, and represented the Venezuelan Capital District. He resigned from this position when he was elected mayor of Caracas in October 2004.
During his term in office, Barreto's relationships with the other mayors of Caracas has been hostile. On August 22, 2006 he denounced fellow mayors Leopoldo Lopez and Henrique Capriles. In response, both announced legal action against him.
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