Venezuela releases American journalist after full day in custody – media

American journalist Cody Weddle speaks in Caracas, Venezuela, January 2019 in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. WPLG LOCAL 10/via REUTERS

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s government released an American journalist and his local colleague on Wednesday, after they spent more than 12 hours in custody in a move that drew further international condemnation of socialist President Nicolas Maduro’s government. In the latest crackdown on a challenge to his rule by opposition leader Juan Guaido, Maduro also […]

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