Venezuela’s Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognised as the country's rightful interim ruler, greets supporters after delivering a speech, in Merida, Venezuela June 15, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia. More than 1,400 members of Venezuela’s armed forces have fled to Colombia this year, heeding Guaido’s call to disavow socialist President Nicolas Maduro. They […]

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