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Secretary general Luis Almagro of the OAS says that he does not exclude "a military intervention to overthrow" President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro, arguing that the Maduro government perpetrates "crimes against humanity, the violation of the human rights and the suffering of people that is inducing an exodus".

OAS chief threatens military force against Venezuela

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of the Organization of American States has joined President Donald Trump in holding out the threat of a military intervention in Venezuela to restore democracy and ease the country*s humanitarian crisis OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro delivered the sharp warning in a visit Friday to Colombia's border with Venezuela in which he also denounced President Nicolas Maduro*s socialist "dictatorship" for spurring a region-wide migration crisis. "With respect to a military intervention to overthrow Nicolas Maduro's regime, I don't think any option should be ruled out," Almagro said at a press conference in the Colombian city of Cucuta.

  1. AP via ''Houston Chronicle