The Washington Post

Ex-venezuelan opposition leader gets 8 years in prison:


Former Venezuela opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens was sentenced to eight years in prison for alleged involvemen­t in the 2018 explosion of two drones at an event attended by President Nicolás Maduro, his attorney said, one of 17 people to receive sentences over the incident. Requesens’s family and opposition leader Juan Guaidó have denied his involvemen­t. Maduro has said Requesens was named by people arrested in the case. The government says the incident was a failed assassinat­ion attempt planned by the opposition, Colombia and the United States.

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