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Venezuela Invasion 2/23? U.S.Secretly Shipping Arms After Weapons Found on Plane with Possible CIA Ties

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Last week, Venezuelan authorities claimed they had uncovered 19 assault weapons, 118 ammunition cartridges and 90 military-grade radio antennas on board a U.S.-owned plane that had flown from Miami into Valencia, Venezuela’s third-largest city.

Venezuela accused the U.S. of sending arms as part of its attempt to topple Maduro. While no definitive links between 21 Air and the U.S. government have been established, McClatchy newspapers reports the chairman of 21 Air, Adolfo Moreno, as well as another employee at the company have ties to Gemini Air Cargo, which was involved in the CIA’s rendition program during the administration of George W. Bush.

Interview: We speek with McClatchy reporter Tim Johnson, who broke the story. Johnson was part of a team that shared a 2017 Pulitzer Prize for its investigation of the Panama Papers.

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