Jorge Ramos Gets Deported By Maduro

Nicolas Maduro Tells Jorge He's Illegal


Univision anchor Jorge Ramos and his news team were briefly detained at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas by President Nicolas Maduro late yesterday before being officially deported from the country earlier today.

Calling into a Univision special report, Ramos reported that he and five other colleagues were freed after conducting an interview with Maduro where he was shown video of Venezuelan youths eating food waste from a garbage truck.

Apparently repulsed by the images, Maduro abruptly walked out of the interview and subsequently had his security forces detain Ramos and his crew for approximately two hours.  The Univision crew’s video equipment, cellphones and other material related to interview were also confiscated and not returned.

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Subsequent to his deportation, Ramos said that he and his crew were still being monitored by Venezuelan police- they are all headed back to Miami from Caracas.

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