In particular, Story, who is originally from South Carolina and currently serves as a temporary agent in the Venezuelan Department of the U.S. Embassy in Colombia, would be referred to as an “Ambassador Extraordinary” “plenipotentiary,” a White House statement said has already held various positions at US embassies and consulates in Brazil, Mozambique and Mexico.
The President of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) and Vice President of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, has asked Trump to inform the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, of the appointment of Story.
“Send him the letter to Nicolás. It’s easy,” Cabello said on his television program. “Since he has a Narnia president, there will also be a Narnia ambassador sent from Colombia,” he added, referring to the self-proclaimed Venezuelan “responsible president” Juan Guaidó.