Monday, 21 May 2018
American Captive in Venezuela Pleads For Help

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Joshua Holt has been jailed for two years in Venezuela but released a pleading video this week on Facebook in the midst of a prison riot in Caracas where he pleaded for help from the United States government, according to The Washington Post. “I’ve been begging my government for two years. They say they’re doing things, but I’m still here,” Holt, 26, said Wednesday. Holt was jailed in 2016 after the Mormon missionary from Utah went to Venezuela to marry a woman he had met online. Venezuelan police claimed he was stockpiling weapons, including grenades, inside of public housing. His continued detention has been a sore point between Caracas and Washington D.C after their relations were already...

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