The director of the American security company Silvercorp, Jordan Goudreau, a former decorated green beret that was in Iraq and Afghanistan, has assured that the operation to overthrow the government of Nicolás Maduro would have started with a frustrated naval invasion by him. still running.
Operation Gedeon would have started on Sunday morning when, according to Maduro, “a group of mercenaries and terrorists” tried to enter Venezuela along the coast of La Guaira and meet with the opposition of Venezuelan troops. At least eight died and eleven were arrested.
According to the version offered by the Venezuelan prosecutor, the opposition led by Juan Guaidó would have signed a $ 212 million contract with Silvercorp to oust Maduro from power. “Attempts are being made to reissue what happened this time in Nicaragua in Venezuela,” said Attorney General Tarek William Saab.
“The main mission was to free Venezuela and conquer Maduro, but the Caracas mission failed,” Goudreau confirmed in a phone call to the Bloomberg news agency.