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2019-04-13 Europe
Venezuela's ex-spy chief arrested in Madrid on US warrant
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-04-13 00:54|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6473 views ]  Top
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#1 Tell us what you know Hugo my friend, and all of these ridiculous drug charges will vanish. By the way, welcome to the United States.

Carvajal, head of military intelligence from 2004 to 2008, denounced Chavez’ successor Maduro in February and gave his support to Juan Guaido, who in January invoked the constitution to become Venezuela’s interim president.

Guaido was later recognized by the United States and dozens of governments, but Maduro remains in office with support of the military and has denounced Guaido as a U.S. puppet.

Guaido has offered amnesty to military leaders who took his side.

Carvajal recently said on Twitter that he would relay all the information he knows to the appropriate authorities, the senior U.S. administration official said.

“We look forward to receiving that information and to learning everything he knows … about how Maduro and his mafia operate,” the official said.

Washington expects to learn more about Maduro’s ties to Cuba, Lebanon’s Hezbollah, and Colombia’s National Liberation Army (ELN) and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the official said.

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Posted by Besoeker 2019-04-13 01:27||   2019-04-13 01:27|| Front Page Top

#2 It does create a problem because leading Venezuelan military figures might be less inclined to switch sides.

Guaidós amnesty promises won't be worth much if former Maduro loyalists, who crossed over, face legal problems in the U.S.
Posted by European Conservative 2019-04-13 06:26||   2019-04-13 06:26|| Front Page Top

#3 We've been through this before, it wasn't pretty. Lessons learned or unlearned?
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-04-13 07:22||   2019-04-13 07:22|| Front Page Top

#4 FISA warrant was it, or some other useful alternative ?

"Trafficking in cocaine"....only slightly less hypocritical than gun running.

What do you mean General Noriega cannot come to the phone ?
Posted by Besoeker 2019-04-13 07:30||   2019-04-13 07:30|| Front Page Top

#5 Hugo (Pollo, the chicken) and chavista seems to have an interesting past: According to ABC, "Last time he was arrested (2014), the Obama administration let him slip away. I hope the U.S. government won't let that happen again."

Posted by JohnQC 2019-04-13 15:20||   2019-04-13 15:20|| Front Page Top

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