The U.S. is warning the Venezuelan government of “consequences” after intelligence agents last night whisked away Edgar Zambrano, opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s right-hand man in the National Assembly. He was towed away in his own car after refusing to get out, and is believed to have been transported to the notorious El Helicoide prison.
What’s next for Venezuela’s protest movement? Zambrano’s detention suggests a crackdown is coming against those involved in last week’s failed uprising — especially after the Constituent Assembly stripped him and six other lawmakers of parliamentary immunity.
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