Missing Venezuelan chopper pilot behind grenade attack on Supreme Court reappears in online video

Peace and Freedom

AFP

© AFP / by Maria Isabel SANCHEZ | At least 91 people have been killed in street protests that have rocked Venzuela’s socialist Maduro government over the past three months

CARACAS (AFP) – A Venezuelan helicopter pilot who vanished after dropping grenades on the Supreme Court has reappeared in an online video, as justices on Wednesday considered whether to hold a trial that would remove the country’s defiant chief prosecutor.Oscar Perez — who claims support from members of the military, police and public servants — urged Venezuelans in the video posted late Tuesday to “stand firm in the streets” in their protests against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

At least 91 people have been killed in street protests that have rocked the socialist Maduro government over the past three months. On Tuesday anti-government protesters blocked streets in Caracas and elsewhere.

Protesters blame Maduro for Venezuela’s desperate economic crisis. He blames the…

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