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Venezuelan president implies U.S. spy plot

Venezuelan president implies U.S. spy plot
Friday, August 10, 2012 - 7:01am

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Venezuelan security forces arrested an American citizen who allegedly entered the country illegally. During a campaign rally thursday, Chavez said the man who was arrested was of Latin American origin and was was taken into custody as he tried to cross into Venezuelan from Colombia.

After he was detained, Chavez said the American tried to destroy a notebook full of coordinates and Chavez seemed to imply there was some type of a plot, but he gave not more details about the case. The U.S. State Department has not commented.

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