“There already have been several hearings about his case,” he said.
“In all of them the lawyers have shown proof of their innocence.
The Utah man arrested in Venezuela on weapon charges and portrayed as a “gringo agent” sent to destabilize the government is being assisted by the Mormon Church, the president of a Caracas chapter told Fox News Latino. “He participated in services and different activities, but he didn’t hold any specific position in the church.” Holt, 24, was arrested on June 30, just five days after marrying his Venezuelan bride Thamara Caleño Candelo, also a Mormon.
“She said that they are doing fine and are keeping a good mood despite the entire situation,” he said.
This is not the first time the Mormon Church finds itself at odds with the Venezuelan government.