President Maduro denounces media campaign by Colombian channels against Venezuela

The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, denounced that the Colombian press has launched a campaign against Venezuela, and urged the media to hold a public debate.

He accused the Colombian media Caracol Televisión of covering up drug trafficking crimes, after the government’s denounce about an alleged campaign by that TV station against Caracas:

“To say Noticias Caracol is to say Álvaro Uribe Vélez (2002-2010), Iván Duque (2018-2022), paramilitarism, Noticias Caracol is the cover for the crimes of drug trafficking and paramilitarism, that is, anti-Venezuela,” said Maduro during his «Con Maduro+» television program.

According to audiovisual material broadcast by the Colombian channel, as a result of a conspiracy denounced by President Maduro, “illegal operations were carried out by the Venezuelan intelligence service in Colombia and Chile to capture those responsible.”

In the informative material called “Operación Cacería (Operation Hunting” it is stated that the Government of Venezuela carried out actions in these countries by going to the National Liberation Army (ELN) and the criminal gang known as “El Tren de Aragua” (The Train of Aragua) in order to capture three citizens. accused of conspiracy.