Venezuela: two American nationals accused of attempted coup


Fifteen people, including two Americans, were arrested in two days for a failed attempt “Invasion” by sea of ​​Venezuela, said this week the president of the country Nicolas Maduro

Trump denies in block

US President Donald Trump assured on Tuesday that his government had “nothing to see”With an attempt to"invasion”By sea from Venezuela in which fifteen people, including two Americans, were arrested according to Caracas.

“I have just been informed”, Trump said from the White House gardens. “It has nothing to do with our government”, he added. The United States has announced that it is a major disinformation campaign orchestrated by Caracas. Denials that Russia has judged “Not convincing”.

Problem: one of the American nationals, Luke Denman, explained that he was on a mission to dismiss Nicolas Maduro and take control of the country's main airport. He said he was under the orders of Donald Trump. “I thought I was helping the people of Venezuela to regain control of their country”, said the American in a video widely broadcast by Venezuelan television.

Repatriating nationals

The United States will "use all means at its disposal to try to repatriate" the two Americans arrested in Venezuela and accused of attempted "invasion" of the country by the regime of Nicolas Maduro, said Wednesday the head of diplomacy American Mike Pompeo.

“There is no direct involvement of the US government in this operation”, said the Secretary of State again at a press conference, before ironing about his failure: “If we had been involved it would have turned out differently”.

New arrests

Nicolás Maduro, President of Venezuela, in Caracas, this May 6:
“I must inform that four new terrorists have just been captured, four new terrorists. Between 3 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (7:00 a.m. to 16:30 p.m. GMT), the operation “Negro Primero aplastamiento del enemigo” continues. ”
“I have already ordered the Minister of Foreign Affairs to send a set of reports with the corresponding videos, with the corresponding contracts, of this attack carried out by the government of the United States and Donald Trump against Venezuela, who joins the legal action before the International Criminal Court. Of course, we will add it to the trial. ”

"I think that our Mr. Jordan Goudreau's extradition request from the US authorities is fair, according to the extradition agreement between the United States and Venezuela, he who confessed his crimes against the legality, peace and sovereignty of Venezuela ”.


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