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Tag: military crisis

  • Tuesday, July 2nd 2019 - 09:39 UTC

    Maduro says it has arrested two military for the death in custody of a naval officer

    A Caracas court charged the men, Lieutenant Ascanio Tarascio and Sergeant Estiben Zarate, with homicide and ordered they be held in preventive detention.

    Two suspects are to face justice over the death in custody of a navy officer accused of plotting to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's attorney general announced on Monday. Tarek William Saab identified the two men as a lieutenant and a sergeant in Venezuela's General Directorate of Military Intelligence.

  • Friday, April 5th 2019 - 10:00 UTC

    Uruguayan president caught with his pants down

    President Vazquez has admitted full responsibility for the situation

    Uruguayan president and oncologist Tabare Vazquez has publicly admitted full responsibility for not having read, but approvingly signed, delicate documents referred to alleged crimes against humanity committed during the military dictatorship, and consequently, without consultation, he sacked the Defense minister and deputy, and seven generals.