17 mai 2018

U.S. missionary held in Venezuela asks for help amid prisoner uprising


May 17 (UPI) -- An American man who's been jailed in Venezuela for two years used social media to call for help Wednesday, as inmates around him attempted to take over the prison. Joshua Holt, one of more than 300 political prisoners in Venezuela, has been at the El Helicoide jail since 2016 awaiting trial. A Facebook post Wednesday depicts him amid a riot that started after one inmate was beaten by another. "They're outside, they're trying to break in, they're saying they're going to kill me," [...]