Univison anchor, crew detained Venezuela
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- According to José Miguel Vivanco, the president of the Americas Division of the Human Rights Watch, the crew was detained on orders of president Nicolás Maduro.
- Univision has confirmed the reported, adding that Maduro apparently didn’t like the questions being asked.
- The crew’s equipment has also been confiscated, though it’s not clear if any recorded media was transmitted before the incident.
Attention: A @Univision team, headed by @jorgeramosnews, is being arbitrarily detained at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas. They were interviewing @NicolasMaduro but he didn't like the questions. Their technical equipment was also confiscated. https://t.co/c45tB0E4er
— Univision News (@UnivisionNews) February 26, 2019
** URGENT ** @jorgeramosnews, prominent anchor of prestigious news channel @UniNoticias, has been arbitrarily detained with his crew in Venezuela’s presidential palace following orders of Maduro. They should be immediately released.
— José Miguel Vivanco (@JMVivancoHRW) February 26, 2019