Perez said in the video he represented a coalition of military, police and civilian officials opposed to the "criminal" government, urged Maduro's resignation and called for general elections. One of the grenades failed to explode, he added. There were no injuries.
Maduro said one of the pilots involved in the alleged attack used to fly for his former Interior Minister, Miguel Rodriguez Torres, who he accused of working for the Central Intelligence Agency.
"What do you call the hijacking of a helicopter from a Venezuelan state institution which then throws grenades?"
Photographs posted online showed a helicopter with the initials of the investigative police unit on its side, flying above the capital.
Meanwhile, the police officer who flew the copter, identified himself as Oscar Perez. "We would liberate the fatherland with weapons".
"We have two choices: be judged tomorrow by our conscience and the people or begin today to free ourselves from this corrupt government", the man said while reading from a statement with four people dressed in military fatigues, ski masks and carrying what looked like assault rifles standing behind him.
Xbox Games With Gold For July Are Underwhelming Grow Up is the sequel to Grow Home , an adorable procedurally-generated exploration game where you control a robot named B.U.D. The game covers the first four Pirates of Caribbean movies and is the first Lego game based off of a Disney movie.
His Instagram profile describes him as an investigator at CICPC, a K9 instructor and a pilot.
Earlier Tuesday, Maduro spoke at a rally and said, "I aspire that the world listens".
"If Venezuela was plunged into chaos and violence and the Bolivarian Revolution destroyed, we would go to combat".
While discussing his proposed constitutional reforms, which appear to be created to strengthen his grip on power, Maduro said: "If we can't do it with votes, then we will do it with weapons". Opposition leaders call Maduro a tyrant who has wrecked a once-prosperous economy, while he calls them violent coup leaders following US orders.
The president is hoping the new assembly will appease protesters, but his opponents say the move will transform the country into a dictatorship.
He said he and supporters would take up arms if his socialist government was violently overthrown by opponents who have been on the streets protesting for three months. More than 70 people have been killed during nearly 90 days of protests seeking President Nicolas Maduro's removal.
Mr Maduro, who accuses Washington of backing his opponents and seeking to control the nation's oil wealth, said the "destruction" of Venezuela would lead to a huge refugee wave dwarfing the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. The International Monetary Fund is forecasting more than 1,600 percent inflation this year.
That didn't stop emulation enthusiasts from playing it, but now, Nintendo is officially releasing it on the miniature machine. Nintendo announced the Super Nintendo Classic Edition for the USA and the Super Nintendo Mini Edition for Europe on Monday.
I think their coverage numbers - there's more to the story than the number implies. "It is important that we have a referee". It's expected the bill will be altered and get a new score from the Congressional Budget Office before it comes back up.
Safariland is the same company used by Orlando police when they arrested a man after doughnut glaze tested positive for meth. But apparently, they didn't believe him. 'I know for a fact (that) it's drywall because I'm a handyman, ' Cashe said .
Cindy also caused widespread coastal highway and street flooding and several short-lived tornadoes, but no other deaths. Louis, Missouri, was vacationing with family on the Alabama coast when he was hit by a log carried in on a big wave.
The scale and use of ransomware has similarities to last month's cyber attack , which some experts linked to North Korea . The bad news is that even after WannaCry systems were not patched - and this virus is much more vicious.
As the two gave a joint statement in the White House Rose Garden, Modi wrapped his arms around Trump's midsection. The State Department on Monday approved the $365 million sale of a C-17 military transport aircraft to India.
He also recorded the NBA's first 50-point triple-double in the playoffs with 51 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds in Game 3. OKC's Russell Westbrook has never been shy about professing his love for the pop star.
Those already living in Britain but for a shorter period can remain until they are eligible to apply for " settled status ". May's plans were widely criticized by fellow European leaders after her presentation in Brussels last week.
Whatever the source, Merck tweeted on Tuesday that its global computer systems have been affected in a cyber attack. Ukraine's central bank reported disruption to operations at banks and firms, including the state power distributor.
Reports said the Kiev metro system stopped accepting payment cards while several chains of petrol stations suspended operations. It spread to other computers on companies' networks by leveraging software holes.
Carmella wins SmackDown Women's Money in the Bank … again
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PM Modi leaves for Amsterdam after successful visit to US
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That's $202 billion more than what the House bill would save, the CBO said in a report released Monday . That gives McConnell a considerable slush fund, which he can use to win over wavering Republicans.
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Jewish Group Cancels Meeting with Netanyahu in Protest
Highlighting its sensitivity, the issue was not listed on the Cabinet's agenda and no official statement on the decision was made. At the Western Wall in Jerusalem , Judaism's holiest site, women and men pray in sharply divided separate sections.
US cities' preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria
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