The head of the negotiating delegation of chavismo for dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the opposition, Jorge Rodriguezassured that there will be no meeting with the opposition delegation because he assured tEner evidence linking opposition leader Juan Guaidó with an Italian-Venezuelan drug trafficker detained in Cartagena, Colombia.
“We are not going to meet with Juan Guaidó, we are not meeting with drug traffickerswe put drug traffickers in prison (…) We are going to an inclusive, broad dialogue, with all sectors of the political life of Venezuela. Now, not with drug traffickers,” Rodríguez explained.
According to Rodríguez, the evidence they have They are images of the drug trafficker Garafolo Biaggio Benito (a Venezuelan nationalized Italian who is requested in extradition by Spain) in meetings with Venezuelan opposition leaders like Juan Guaidó.
The Venezuelan Italian, who is in the hands of Migration Colombia, would have entered the country through trails between Venezuela and the department of La Guajira.
For now, the negotiations in Mexico will remain paused while the ruling party convenes an “intensive round of consultations and meetings with all the actors of the Venezuelan opposition” to have a broad knowledge of the expectations of all sectors regarding these dialogues.