Venezuela: Maduro calls for extradition of US security contractor after failed raid

Nicolás Maduro has called for the extradition of a US security contractor after an alleged incursion into the country to abduct the president failed. Luke Denman, one of two US citizens captured during the failed raid, said he was contracted to a private security firm run by Jordan Goudreau, in an an interview televised in Venezuela. While the US government has denied any role in the alleged raid, Maduro has called for Goudreau to be extradited to Venezuela over the incident

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