Venezuela court orders start to trial of U.S. citizen held …

CARACAS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – A Venezuelan criminal court in a Wednesday hearing ordered that a trial begin for Matthew Heath, a U.S. citizen detained in the South American country on terrorism charges and accused of being a U.S. spy, Heath’s lawyer said on Thursday.

President Nicolas Maduro at the time of Heath’s arrest said he was spying on the OPEC nation’s oil refineries, and that he had been carrying “specialized weapons.” 

news trust Venezuela court orders start to trial of U.S. citizen held …