On August 4, Maduro’s televised address from a military parade in Caracas was interrupted. Venezuela’s Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez subsequently said that Maduro had survived an assassination attempt with the use of drones carrying explosives. Several drones detonated close to the presidential box during Maduro's address, according to the minister. Seven soldiers were injured as a result of the failed assassination attempt. The president was not inured
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Venezuelan authorities have issued seven more arrest warrants for people suspected of links to an attempt on the life of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, AVN news agency reported, citing Interior Minister Nestor Reverol.
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Jeanette Charles, a writer, editor, and solidarity liaison with VenezuelaAnalysis.com, and Paul Dobson, a writer in Merida, Venezuela, for VenezuelaAnalysis.com.
Sacked Venezuelan Prosecutor General Luisa Ortega Diaz on Monday rebuffed Caracas’ allegations of organizing the attempted assassination of President Nicolas Maduro, saying that if she really was behind the attack, it would have been successful.
The Venezuelan authorities said on Sunday they have detained six suspects over drone explosions at a rally led by the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro had a brush with death Saturday after being targeted by explosive drones while giving a speech in Caracas. The video of the attack has gone viral. In light of the close call, Sputnik put together a list of other failed attacks against world leaders from the last decade, some of them more disturbing than others.
CARACAS (Sputnik) - On Saturday, a blast occurred during Maduro’s address at a military parade in Caracas. Venezuela’s Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said after the incident that Maduro had survived an assassination attempt with the use of explosive drones.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuelan Prosecutor General Tarek William Saab said on Sunday that a probe has been launched into the attempt of President Nicolas Maduro’s assassination after the leader was targeted by a drone attack at a public event.
Venezuelan clandestine movement called the Flannel Soldiers on Sunday claimed responsibility for the attempt of President Nicolas Maduro’s assassination.
On Saturday, the televised address of the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was abruptly interrupted by the alleged attack of the drones loaded with explosives.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Bolivian President Evo Morales condemned the attack on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday, claiming that the United States and its allies are behind the failed attempt of assassination.
Video shows Maduro’s security team reacting to a sudden explosion during the president’s speech in Caracas.
According to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, some of those responsible for organizing the failed assassination attempt have been detained.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro feels fine after a failed attempt of his assassination and is set to address the nation soon, the country’s Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said on Sunday.
A televised address at a military event by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was cut short on Saturday as soldiers were seen running just before the TV transmission was cut off.