Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro welcomes ex-Venezuelan Army intelligence head Hugo Carvajal during a congress of the ruling Venezuelan United Socialist Party in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2014. Carvajal has since spoken up in favour of Maduro’s rival, Juan Guaido. Photo: handout via EPA-EFE

Ex-Venezuelan general and head of military intelligence, Hugo Carvajal, detained in Spain on US warrant

  • Carvajal, dubbed “El Pollo” (The Chicken), was taken into custody Friday at his son’s home in Madrid by Spanish police
  • The former army general has been charged with conspiracy to import more than five tonnes of cocaine into the United States
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro welcomes ex-Venezuelan Army intelligence head Hugo Carvajal during a congress of the ruling Venezuelan United Socialist Party in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2014. Carvajal has since spoken up in favour of Maduro’s rival, Juan Guaido. Photo: handout via EPA-EFE
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