U.S. man released from Venezuelan prison after five years

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. citizen arrested in Venezuela in 2014 on weapons trafficking and attempted murder charges his family called “trumped-up” was released this week, his family said in a statement on Friday. Todd Leininger, 37, was arrested in western Tachira state where he and his Venezuelan wife were visiting his sister-in-law, Reuters reported […]

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