within the framework of the complex situation facing the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is that six journalists have been detained by the national security forces. In particular, it is of four members of a Spanish Agency, two French journalists, as well as other two Chileans, and that the latter were deported to his country in the final hours. The reasons why these people have been detained are unknown at the time. However, the Governments of Chile, Spain and France have expressed concern and activated the corresponding efforts from their respective embassies to free them.
The detainees of the Spanish team integrates the renowned agency EFE and are: the videographer of Colombian nationality, Mauren belly; Gonzalo Domínguez Spanish journalist; the Colombian photographer Leonardo Muñoz and Venezuelan conductor, José Salas.En the case of the French journalists is Baptiste des Monstiers and Pierre Caillé. Finally, the Andean professionals deported to Chile were Rodrigo Pérez and Gonzalo Barahona, both part of the Chilean public channel TVN.
Spain strongly rejects the arrest in Caracas of 4 members of @EFEnoticias.
a through our @EmbEspVenezuela are making efforts for their release at the earliest.
the Government requires to Venezuelan authorities respect for the rule of law. -La Moncloa (@desdelamoncloa) January 31, 2019 «Spain strongly rejects the arrest in Caracas of 4 members of EFE news. Through our Embassy efforts are underway for their release at the earliest. Government requires to Venezuelan authorities respect for the rule of law», said the Spanish Government from his official account. On the other hand Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile, published on their networks: «demand immediate release of TVN journalists arrested in Venezuela. Our Foreign Ministry is carrying out all the necessary steps. Freedom of the press is one of the victims in Venezuela. The peaceful solution are free and democratic elections, now.»
We demand immediate release of journalists from @TVN arrested in #Venezuela. Our Foreign Ministry is carrying out all the necessary steps. Freedom of the press is one of the victims in Venezuela. The peaceful solution are free and democratic elections, now. -Sebastián Piñera (@sebastianpinera) January 30, 2019 in the particular case of France the claim was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where the spokesperson Agnes von der Mühll said: «we demand their release and are shown «do all possible to get it in the shortest time». In this note: