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Dissident Venezuelan General Resurfaces in New York

Prominent Venezuelan opposition figure and retired general Antonio Rivero has resurfaced after nearly a year in hiding, appearing at the United Nations in New York. “I have come to ask for protection,” Rivero told reporter Celia Mendoza of VOA’s Spanish branch in a one-on-one interview Thursday. Rivero said he called on the U.N. to stop what he described as “harassment” by the Venezuelan government, not just against him but against political prisoners and the entire Venezuelan...

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