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Regional bloc condemns detention of Venezuelan opposition leader


Reuters
Updated: 14-01-2019 01:37 IST
Regional bloc condemns detention of Venezuelan opposition leader

The so-called Lima Group regional bloc, which oppose the leadership of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, on Sunday issued a statement condemning the "arbitrary detention" of opposition leader Juan Guaido, who heads the country's National Assembly.

Guaido was detained for about an hour on Sunday by members of Venezuela's intelligence service. (Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

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