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Venezuela sentences American coup plotters to 20 years in prison

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

A Venezuelan court has sentenced two former US special forces soldiers to 20 years in prison for their part in a botched coup, according to the country's chief prosecutor. Luke Denman and Airan Berry, both former Green Berets, confessed in court proceedings to taking part in the May 4 coup to overthrow Venezuelan strongman Nicolas...
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Venezuela court jails two U.S. ex-soldiers for 20 years after failed incursion

Venezuela court jails two U.S. ex-soldiers for 20 years after failed incursion

1 month ago   |   By National Post

CARACAS - A Venezuelan court sentenced two former U.S. soldiers to 20 years in prison for their role in a failed incursion aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro in early May, chief prosecutor Tarek Saab said late on Friday.
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2 ex-Green Berets sentenced to 20 years for Venezuela attack

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

CARACAS, Venezuela - A Venezuelan court has sentenced two former U.S. special forces soldiers to 20 years in prison for their part in a failed beach attack aimed at overthrowing President Nicolás Maduro, prosecutors announced.
Former Green Berets Luke Denman and Airan Berry admitted to taking part in the May 4 operation orchestrated by a third ex-U.S. soldier who remains in the United States, Venezuelan's chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab announced on Twitter on Friday.
“THEY ADMITTED THEIR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FACTS,” Saab wrote, adding that the case will continue for dozens of other...
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US ex-commandos sentenced to 20 years in prison over failed attempt to depose Venezuela's Maduro

US ex-commandos sentenced to 20 years in prison over failed attempt to depose Venezuela's Maduro

1 month ago   |   By RT

Two former US military special force troopers, who were captured in a botched attempt to infiltrate Venezuela and allegedly capture President Nicolas Maduro, have been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Venezuela's chief prosecutor announced the sentences handed to Luke Denman, 34 and Airan Berry, 41 for their roles in the failed operation, which allegedly aimed to kidnap the country's elected leader and fly him to the US. According to Tarek William Saab, the pair - both employees of a US private military firm - admitted to crimes of conspiracy, arms trafficking and terrorism, and were each...
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