July 22, 2024


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Ex-Venezuelan General Surrenders to U.S. After Drug Indictment

BOGOTÁ, Colombia—Retired Venezuelan Gen. Cliver Alcalá turned himself in to the U.S. counternarcotics authorities Friday, a day following U.S. prosecutors indicted him and other Venezuelan officials, which includes President Nicolás Maduro, on drug-trafficking expenses, according to 4 people today acquainted with the make any difference.

Mr. Alcalá, 58, waived extradition and surrendered to Colombian authorities. Agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration accompanied him on a flight from Colombia to New York, the place he is anticipated to collaborate…