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Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, Is Welcomed Home

9 monthes ago   |   By

President Trump greeted the 26-year-old Utah man Saturday. Holt, who traveled to Venezuela to marry his fiancée in 2016, was jailed for nearly two years on what the U.S. contends are bogus charges.
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Man jailed in Venezuela for 2 years returns to US

Man jailed in Venezuela for 2 years returns to US

9 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, has been set free by the anti-American Maduro government.
He says he was "overwhelmed with gratitude."
Holt and his wife, Thamara Caleno, arrived Saturday evening at Washington Dulles International Airport for a tearful reunion with his parents, Laurie and Jason Holt. A few hours later President Donald Trump welcomed them to the White House.
"Those two years, they were a very, very, very difficult...
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Man jailed in Venezuela for 2 years returns to US

9 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - Joshua Holt, who travelled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, has been set free by the anti-American Maduro government.
He says he was “overwhelmed with gratitude.”
Holt and his wife, Thamara Caleno, arrived Saturday evening at Washington Dulles International Airport for a tearful reunion with his parents, Laurie and Jason Holt. A few hours later President Donald Trump welcomed them to the White House.
“Those two years, they were a very, very, very difficult...
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