UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Venezuelan military attache breaks with Maduro

UNITED NATIONS  | The Latest: Venezuelan military attache breaks with Maduro

UNITED NATIONS —January 26, 2019—  The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

8:05 p.m.

A man identifying himself as Venezuela’s military attache in Washington has broken with Nicolas Maduro and says he now will report to an opposition leader trying to wrest control of the government.

In a video published Saturday, Col. Jose Luis Silva called on other members of the military to join him in defecting from Maduro’s government, saying they need to avoid “attacking” protesters whose only aim is to feed themselves.

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