Maduro claims Venezuela has detained U.S. citizens for espionage

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CARACAS, VENEZUELA — The president of Venezuela claims several Americans are being held on charges of espionage and recruitment activities.

This is the latest accusation from President Nicolas Maduro that the United States is behind an alleged coup to overthrow his government.

Maduro also announced new visa requirements for U.S. citizens and the downsizing of the American embassy in Caracas.

He also banned a number of high-profile American citizens including former President George W. Bush and Former Vice President Dick Cheney.

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1 Comment

  • Ismael

    Another crazy dictator blaming the U.S for his countries problems. I don’t think Venezuela has anything that needs spying on. He is trying to make himself look important. which He isn’t and trying to deflect his countries problems. The best way to deal with this idiot is to ignore him.

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