Venezuela is holding five of the eight Colombians accused of spying.
Caracas, May 12 .- The Venezuelan authorities moved today to a military court to five of the eight Colombians arrested and charged with espionage last March, which confirmed the release of the other three, announced by his family.
Without identifying any of the eight state-run Bolivarian News Agency (ABN) said five of them were taken today before a court in Aragua, gods and heroes gold, State (Midwest) to be informed of the ratification of "deprivation of liberty" given against him.
In dialogue with the Colombian RCN Radio, Angel Giraldo, owner of an ice cream shop in Venezuela, indicated that their children James and Elizabeth, as one of his sisters, Elba Cruz, were released Tuesday by the Venezuelan government.
Based on this information, including the five who, aika gold, remain in detention include the Colombo-Canadian Luis Carlos Cossio, 52, whom the president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, and his interior minister, Tarek El Aissami, identified as a member of regular armed forces of Colombia.
The Colombian government of President Alvaro Uribe react to these arrests asking Caracas respect the rights of detainees and of several million people in Colombia living in Venezuela., sto energy credits,
After revealing that prisoners were found "computers, many pictures, passwords or semi-secret, strange activities and contradictions between them," Chavez and El Aissami remarked that the ice cream factory was a "front company."
You reproached, on 9 April that the government of Colombia has adopted as his opinion, "an unacceptable position," the alleged claim to "stand as a victim."
"The government of Alvaro Uribe has made public an unacceptable position against the legitimate and substantiated allegations of the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on the discovery of a spy operation against Venezuela," the executive said that day of Chavez in a note.
Chavez also reply that "Colombians are worthy and noble 99 percent" and added that during his administration have been legalized "millions of undocumented Colombians who are now working with us."
Moreover, state-run Radio Nacional de Venezuela (RNV) reported today that 19 undocumented Colombians carrying weapons and were engaged in "indiscriminate cutting" trees have been arrested in the state of Miranda and is not excluded that part some "military cell."
"The irregulars were caught 'in flagrante' on Tuesday in a wooded area of Yaguapita, Cano sector Dionisio Miranda state that owns a part of Caracas, where indiscriminate logging activities carried out to the vegetation and trees of area, "detailed the station on its website.
Both neighboring countries going through a tense situation in their diplomatic relations, worsened after Chavez decided in mid-2009 "freeze" after the signing of an agreement between Colombia and the United States in which U.S. troops can use military bases in the country seven Andean .
Chavez considers the agreement "dangerous for the region."