Juan Guaido

Report: Maduro Arming Thousands of Socialists with Military Weapons

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro claimed to have over 3 million armed socialist militia members at his disposal and ordered his defense minister to give out 13,000 military-grade firearms to “workers” in anticipation of an alleged attack by Colombia, the Spanish newspaper ABC reported on Monday.

Members of the Bolivarian Militia take part in a parade in the framework of the seventh anniversary of the force, in front of the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on April 17, 2017. Venezuela's defence minister on Monday declared the army's loyalty to Maduro, who ordered troops into the streets …