State Dept. Has 'Serious Concerns' For Safety Of Utah Man Imprisoned In Venezuela

Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son, Joshua Holt, at her home, in Riverton, Utah. Holt, who has been held in a Venezuelan jail for two years, uploaded a video plea for his released to Facebook this week.

Earlier this week, 26-year-old Joshua Holt, who has been jailed in the South American country since 2016, uploaded a video to Facebook expressing fear that fellow inmates were trying to kill him.

(Image credit: Rick Bowmer/AP)


Source: NPR