Nicolas Maduro, the Leftist leader of Venezuela, blamed far Right opponents, neighbouring Colombia and financiers based in Florida for what he said was an assassination attempt with a drone in Caracas on Saturday night.
He appeared on TV hours after cutting short a speech to the country’s military amid scenes of panic to point the finger at a familiar list of enemies.
Officials said two drones loaded with explosives went off during the president’s speech. However, firefighters disputed that version of events, saying a gas tank had exploded in an apartment.
Not that it should surprise any if someone is trying to off him but still….