Ringleader of Venezuela military base attack captured: minister

From Reuters - August 11, 2017

CARACAS (Reuters) - The ringleader of an Aug. 6 attack on a Venezuelan military base near the city of Valencia has been captured, Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said in a tweet on Friday.

The ministry launched a nationwide manhunt for Juan Carlos Caguaripano, a former National Guard captain, on Monday. The assault on the military base coincided with a video circulated on social media in which Caguaripano called for a general uprising against unpopular socialist President Nicolas Maduro.


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