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Breaking News Venezuela: Silvino Bustillos filed for asylum in Colombia

By Aleksander Boyd

London 12.01.05 | El Universal reports today that retired Colonel Silvino Bustillos, who was feared dead and had disappeared on October 31, filed for asylum in the Colombian capital Bogota. Colombian sources, that choose to remain anonymous, comunicated the news to El Universal. It is unknown whether Bustillos is in Colombia or still hiding in Venezuela.

MVR deputy, Luis Tascon, affirmed that Bustillos is in Bogota and in contact with Pedro Carmona Estanga, interim president of Venezuela after the coup.

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