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American journalist based in Caracas imprisoned by state officials in Venezuela troubles

An American reporter based in Caracas, who earlier this week covered opposition leader Juan Guaido's "triumphant" return to Venezuela, has been detained by the heads of government after an early morning rally on Wednesday, reported. Cody Weddle, a 29-year-old Virginia native who has lived in the Venezuelan capital since 2014, is a freelance reporter who has worked for several news stations and newspapers, including the Miami Herald, Florida WPLG Local 10 and ABC. In a tweet, the Venezuelan Union of Journalists (SNTP) said the country's military intelligence raged Weddle's home, imprisoning him and his colleague Carlos Camacho. The team's equipment was also arrested. JUAN GUAIDO RETURNS TO VENEZUELA AMID FEARS OF ARREST: "WE INCLUDE AS CRIMINAL" On Wednesday, Florida Sen wrote. Rick Scott tweeted: "Totally unacceptable for @NicolasMaduro and his wizards to imprison @ WPLGLocal1 0's Cody Weddle to report on the successful return of the legitimate Venezuelan president @ jguaido. He must be released immediately and the US will not stand for this type of threat ! " According to Local 10, Weddle last made contact with the station's employees on Tuesday afternoon. "Trying from Local 10 Management to reach Weddle has his latest contact with the station's staff came on Tuesday afternoon during Local 10 News, the station said in a statement. Weddle's latest report on the air was on Monday, stating the opposition leader Juan Guaido's Return to South America FULL SCOPE OF THE POLITICAL CRISIS IN VENEZUELA In a tweet we had called Guidoo's return "Triumphant."…

An American reporter based in Caracas, who earlier this week covered opposition leader Juan Guaido’s “triumphant” return to Venezuela, has been detained by the heads of government after an early morning rally on Wednesday, reported.

Cody Weddle, a 29-year-old Virginia native who has lived in the Venezuelan capital since 2014, is a freelance reporter who has worked for several news stations and newspapers, including the Miami Herald, Florida WPLG Local 10 and ABC.

In a tweet, the Venezuelan Union of Journalists (SNTP) said the country’s military intelligence raged Weddle’s home, imprisoning him and his colleague Carlos Camacho. The team’s equipment was also arrested.

JUAN GUAIDO RETURNS TO VENEZUELA AMID FEARS OF ARREST: “WE INCLUDE AS CRIMINAL”

On Wednesday, Florida Sen wrote. Rick Scott tweeted: “Totally unacceptable for @NicolasMaduro and his wizards to imprison @ WPLGLocal1

0’s Cody Weddle to report on the successful return of the legitimate Venezuelan president @ jguaido. He must be released immediately and the US will not stand for this type of threat ! ”

According to Local 10, Weddle last made contact with the station’s employees on Tuesday afternoon.

“Trying from Local 10 Management to reach Weddle has his latest contact with the station’s staff came on Tuesday afternoon during Local 10 News, the station said in a statement.

Weddle’s latest report on the air was on Monday, stating the opposition leader Juan Guaido’s Return to South America

FULL SCOPE OF THE POLITICAL CRISIS IN VENEZUELA

In a tweet we had called Guidoo’s return “Triumphant.” much information we can and see that Cody is released, “says WPLG President and CEO ER Bert Medina in a statement.” Cody has been committed and committed to telling the story of Venezuela to our viewers here in South Florida. The arrest of a journalist doing his job is scandalous and unacceptable. “

Sen. Marco Rubio also spoke of Weddle’s disappearance and demanded his safe return.

CLICK HERE TO FOX NEWS APP ] Weddle’s arrest of Venezuelan officials comes just after Univision journalist Jorge Ramos and his team were briefly detained after interviewing the disputed president Nicolas Maduro.

According to the network, the socialist leader “did not think about the issues” he was being asked and “was upset about the issues and ordered the seizure of the video and the Univision equipment, including television and telephones, and the detention of journalists. “

Venezuela has drifted into baffled political waters after Guaido, 35, proclaiming his interim president in Venezuela in January after disputed presidential elections. The United States and about 50 other countries recognize the leader of the County Council as a legitimate leader.

Maduro, who swore for a second period in January, has been stuck to his right to rule the country which is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis, saying he is the target of a US-backed coup plot.

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