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The American journalist detained in Venezuela was released, Mom said

Cody Weddle, an American journalist based in Caracas, Venezuela, was indeed asserted by President Nicolas Madour's regime on Wednesday. An American journalist imprisoned in Venezuela on Wednesday by state officials has been released. The mother of Cody Weddle, a 29-year-old Virginia native based in Caracas, confirmed to Fox News, Weddle messaged the mother Sherry Weddle, along with her sister on Facebook, to tell them he was okay. Weddle, who has lived in the Venezuelan capital since 201 4 and has worked as a freelancer for several news stations and newspapers, including the Miami Herald, Florida WPLG Local 10 and ABC, told her mother that he is at an Venezuela airport and hopes be able to travel to Miami on Thursday morning. UNIVISION ANCHOR JORGE RAMOS BENEFITS WHY VENEZUELA MADURO USED HOME The US Department earlier confirmed Wednesday that it was "consciously and deeply concerned about reports that another American journalist has detained "by President Nicolas Maduro. "Bein G a journalist is not a crime," spokesman Kimberly Breier tweeted . "We demanded the journalist's immediate release, unharmed." Weddle covered opposition leader Juan Guaido's "triumphant" return to Venezuela for the WPLG when the country's intellectual intelligence razzerade his apartment around 8 o'clock, the news station reported. Weddle and his colleague Carlos Camacho were imprisoned, according to the Venezuelan Union of Journalists (SNTP). The team's equipment was also arrested. USA REVOCATES VIEW OF 49 MADURO DETERMINED SERVICES IN VENEZUELA The journalist last made contact with WLPG employees on Tuesday afternoon and his latest…

Cody Weddle, an American journalist based in Caracas, Venezuela, was indeed asserted by President Nicolas Madour’s regime on Wednesday.

An American journalist imprisoned in Venezuela on Wednesday by state officials has been released.

The mother of Cody Weddle, a 29-year-old Virginia native based in Caracas, confirmed to Fox News, Weddle messaged the mother Sherry Weddle, along with her sister on Facebook, to tell them he was okay.

Weddle, who has lived in the Venezuelan capital since 201

4 and has worked as a freelancer for several news stations and newspapers, including the Miami Herald, Florida WPLG Local 10 and ABC, told her mother that he is at an Venezuela airport and hopes be able to travel to Miami on Thursday morning.

UNIVISION ANCHOR JORGE RAMOS BENEFITS WHY VENEZUELA MADURO USED HOME

The US Department earlier confirmed Wednesday that it was “consciously and deeply concerned about reports that another American journalist has detained “by President Nicolas Maduro.

“Bein G a journalist is not a crime,” spokesman Kimberly Breier tweeted . “We demanded the journalist’s immediate release, unharmed.”

Weddle covered opposition leader Juan Guaido’s “triumphant” return to Venezuela for the WPLG when the country’s intellectual intelligence razzerade his apartment around 8 o’clock, the news station reported.

Weddle and his colleague Carlos Camacho were imprisoned, according to the Venezuelan Union of Journalists (SNTP). The team’s equipment was also arrested.

USA REVOCATES VIEW OF 49 MADURO DETERMINED SERVICES IN VENEZUELA

The journalist last made contact with WLPG employees on Tuesday afternoon and his latest air report was on Monday, describing the return of opposition leader Juan Guaido to the South American the country after losing a travel ban.

Weddles reported detention of Venezuelan officials days after Univision journalist Jorge Ramos and five others with his team briefly detained after interviewing Maduro at Miraflores Palace.

Ramos said he showed the disputed president’s photograph of hungry children who picked up garbage on the street.

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Florida Sen. Rick Scott urged the Maduro regime to immediately release the journalist and tweeted “The United States will not stand for this type of threat!”

Separately, Vice President M Ike Pence announced that the United States plans to revoke 77 visas held by officials of the Maduro government or their relatives as it aims to increase pressure on Maduro to give up power. The move comes after the US revoked 49 visas last week and has introduced several sanctions as part of a campaign to force Maduro to transfer power to Guaido.

Fox News & # 39; Kathleen Reuschle and Lucia Suarez Sang and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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