Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
A group of journalists from the international Univision Network News was held by Nicolas Maduro at the Miraflores Palace Monday. Among the journalists Jorge Ramos was.
The news was confirmed by the same Ramos and journalist Daniel Coronell. “We're talking to Jorge Ramos, he and the other crew members were released. Equipment and material from the interview that did not like Nicolas Maduro were confiscated”, Coronell wrote in his twitter account.
After four p.m., Univisión reported that Ramos and his team had been held in Venezuela and also, Miraflores characters had seized the material where Ramos questioned Maduro, according to them with epithets of “murderer and dictator”.
Some characters, They consider that this is a blow to freedom of expression and that the regime seeks to silence the voices Maduro presented internationally conflict waged by the Venezuelan.
It is not the first time something similar happens in Venezuela. In January this year, the international agency EFE reported that three of its members were detained by order of Maduro.
Spokesmen for the Chavista leader, They told the local media, what, especially international news agencies, run “media campaigns” against Maduro and also, They were accused of misinforming about an alleged humanitarian crisis that does not exist in the country.
In 2017, the CNN in Spanish, Colombian news NTN24, RCN newscasts, Caracol Radio Caracas Television (RCTV) They were expelled from the country, by the Chavista regime, considering them against.
According to reports from Univisión, journalists retained, by Jorge Ramos, were Maria Martinez, Claudia Rondon, Francisco Urreistieta, Juan Carlos Guzman and Martin Guzman.