America 'agreed deal with Venezuelan military for Maduro's arrest but it fell ...

America 'had agreed deal with Venezuelan military that Maduro would be arrested this week - only for high-ranking Caracas official to change his mind' U.S. reportedly organized deal with military leaders to arrest Nicolas Maduro Plan also allegedly involved putting Juan Guaido in charge ahead of an election Deal was supposedly set to be signed at La Carlota military base in Caracas Instead, fell through and Guaido called on military for uprising which failed

By Dianne Apen-sadler For Mailonline

Published: 15:23 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 15:33 BST, 3 May 2019

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The U.S. had reportedly agreed a deal with the Venezuelan military that Nicolas Maduro would be arrested this week but the deal fell through at the last moment.

The administration, who acknowledged opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president in January, had forged a plan with a high-ranking Caracas official, reports ABC Internacional.

A U.S. security council source told the website that the plan was to force Maduro to leave the country or be arrested before placing Guaido in charge.

Thirty days after this, there would be another election.

The U.S. had reportedly agreed a deal with the Venezuelan military that President Nicolas Maduro, pictured yesterday, would be arrested this week and Juan Guaido would be put in charge before an election

The U.S. had reportedly agreed a deal with the Venezuelan military that President Nicolas Maduro,

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