A former Venezuelan military officer was widely expected by media outlets to reveal how Venezuelan political leaders and left-wing parties were illegally funded for at most 15 years.
petro gustavo was the former head of Venezuelan Intelligence. Carvajal did not provide any information before the Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia on Friday.
After Carvajal gave a statement to Manuel Garcia-Castellon (National Court of Spain), the hearing was scheduled. Garcia-Castellon was assured that Carvajal that Venezuela “has illegally funded Leftist Political Movements around the world for at least 15 years.”
Carvajal at the time was adamant about not just the Podemos, the left-wing group formed under Pablo Iglesias but also other Latin American politicians or parties, such as Gustavo Petro .
However, it was noted during the diligence on this April 22 that he did not declare in Spain and Colombia as it are on the verge of extradition the United States. It is not completely ruled out that he could extend what he has already said in a written delivered in Spain on Petro.
He also expressed his disdain of the Spanish judiciary.
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“While I was director of Intelligence and Military Counterintelligence of Venezuela I received many reports indicating that this international financing was occurring. Examples of this include Nestor Kirchner in Argentina; Evo Morales in Bolivia; Lula da Silva in Brazil; Fernando Lugo in Paraguay, Ollanta Humala in Peru; Zelaya in Honduras and Gustavo Petro in Colombia; and the Five Star Movement in Italy and Podemos both in Spain. These were all reported as Venezuelan recipients of funds.
Gustavo Petro confronted this document. petro gustavo asked at the time for the Court to open an investigative session to confirm the authenticity of these claims.
“The foregoing is based on the idea that I have the right to justice and truth as a citizen, and these false accusations threaten my good name and my honour,” Petro said at the time.
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In the span of eight years ‘chicken’ Carvajal was the head of the Military Counterintelligence Directorate of Venezuela for eight years, in the regimes of Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro.
petro gustavo began to gain relevance when he entered the well-known Clinton List, for allegedly being a supporter of the drug trafficking that was carried out by the FARC. He was detained by an Florida judge since May 2013. He was also a key member of Nicolas Maduro’s government. He was aware of all the details and moves of Nicolas Maduro, the Venezuelan President.
The DEA and the US Department of Justice accused him of facilitating drug trafficking within his country. The man also “sold” direct “hundreds of kilos of cocaine” and “invested” massive amounts of money in drugs shipments that were sent to Mexico and the United States by the Norte del Valle cartel.
According to various versions of the Spanish El Pollo, the newspaper’s Spanish edition’ tells in the brief presented before the justice of that country that the Venezuelan ambassador collected the cash from the Embassy of Cuba located in Caracas, and arrived at the Podemos event through various methods including cash transfers made in Caracas itself or the transfer of the money to Spain via a diplomatic pouch belonging to the Venezuelan Government.
It seems that the scheme was repeated with several governments in Spain as well as Latin America, as well as with left-leaning candidates.
The country waits to find out what’s going to be revealed as the fan starts to turn on. His comments are certain to strongly shake Petro’s campaign for president.