Univision journalists released, but Venezuelan government kept parts of recorded interview

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Univision reporter and anchor Jorge Ramos and his crew were briefly detained by the Venezuelan after an interview went south.

  • The Ramos and his crew have been released, reports BuzzFeed News.
  • Ramos was interviewing the country’s embattled president Nicolas Maduro.
  • Reports say that Maduro became unhappy with the direction of the interview.
  • BuzzFeed reports that Ramos referred to Maduro as a “dictator” and “murderer.”
  • At some point during the interview, Maduro put a stop of the session.
  • The Univision team was briefly detained and had their equipment confiscated.
  • After their release, it appears that at least some of the equipment and portions of the recordings of the interview were not returned.