FILE - In this July 13, 2016, file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt, who has been jailed in Venezuela for several months, at her home, in Riverton, Utah. In two short videos shot on a cell phone and posted Wednesday, May 16, 2018, on his Facebook page Joshua Holt said his life was threatened during a disturbance by inmates that include President Nicolas Maduro’s top opponents. Venezuela’s chief prosecutor sent a commission to the jail to discuss the prisoners’ demands.
FILE - In this July 13, 2016, file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt, who has been jailed in Venezuela for several months, at her home, in Riverton, Utah. In two short videos shot on a cell phone and posted Wednesday, May 16, 2018, on his Facebook page Joshua Holt said his life was threatened during a disturbance by inmates that include President Nicolas Maduro’s top opponents. Venezuela’s chief prosecutor sent a commission to the jail to discuss the prisoners’ demands. Rick Bowmer, File AP Photo
FILE - In this July 13, 2016, file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt, who has been jailed in Venezuela for several months, at her home, in Riverton, Utah. In two short videos shot on a cell phone and posted Wednesday, May 16, 2018, on his Facebook page Joshua Holt said his life was threatened during a disturbance by inmates that include President Nicolas Maduro’s top opponents. Venezuela’s chief prosecutor sent a commission to the jail to discuss the prisoners’ demands. Rick Bowmer, File AP Photo

Utah man jailed in Venezuela pleas for freedom in video

May 16, 2018 08:48 PM