Venezuela orders arrest of former Green Beret involved in botched raid

The chief prosecutor will seek capture of Jordan Goudreau as well as two US-based advisers to opposition leader Juan Guaidó

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor has ordered the arrest of a former Green Beret and two opposition figures living in the United States for their purported role in a botched operation aimed at removing Nicolás Maduro from power.

Tarek William Saab said Venezuela will seek the capture of Jordan Goudreau, a military veteran who has claimed responsibility for the attack, as well as Juan José Rendón and Sergio Vergara, two US-based advisers to the opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

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