Capriles has also taken courses at the IBFD International Tax Academy in Amsterdam, the Centro Interamericano de Administradores Tributarios in Viterbo, Italy, and Columbia University in New York. He is a member of the International Fiscal Association, as well as the World Association of Young Jurors and the Committee of Taxes of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Venamcham). Capriles has worked in the public and private sector, including Nevett & Mezquita Abogados, Seniat, Hoet, Pelaez, Castillo & Duue (a law firm).
On July 30, 2000, Capriles was elected mayor of the Baruta Municipality, now representing Primero Justicia. He was re-elected on October 31, 2004, receiving 79% of the vote, beating the Chavista candidate, telenovela actor Simón Pestana.
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