Venezuelan Armed Forces Detain Soldiers Involved in Caracas Coup Attempt – MoD

The news comes after reports of exiled military opposition members claiming that the armed forces are ready to turn against President Nicolas Maduro, calling on people to take to the streets.
The Venezuelan Defence Ministry said that the rebels who organised the protests were already being questioned. Diosdado Cabello, the president of the Constituent Assembly, confirmed that some military personnel involved in a coup attempt in Caracas had been apprehended.

On 10 January, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for his second term, which will last until 2025.