Mafia Network Involved in Murder of Venezuelan Prosecutor Danilo Anderson Finds Sanctuary in Miami – español
By Jean-Guy Allard
“My brother was a victim of an international plot, involving a number of people who, upon realizing they were being investigated by the Public Ministry, fled the country and are currently being protected by the United States government, “ said Lourdes Suarez Anderson, denouncing the murder of her brother, the Venezuelan prosecutor Danilo Anderson.
In an interview from Caracas, Suarez, also an attorney, indicated that “despite the countless requests that the Attorney General’s office has made to have them brought to Venezuela,” a number of suspects have found refuge and protection in the country that denounces all “sponsors of terrorism” at its convenience.
In fact, with the “disappearance” to the United States of the banking grifter Nelson Mezerhane, one of the main people involved in the crime, there are now around a dozen individuals linked in one way or another with Anderson’s murder who now reside in U.S. territory.
“My brother, deeply convinced in what he was doing, very seriously and courageously took on the investigation into the facts surrounding the coup d’etat against President Chávez, on April 11 and 12, 2002,” Suarez recalled.
“At that moment, he became an enemy and perfect target for the hatred of a group of people who’d done whatever they liked in the country for years, and were ‘the untouchables’ – that’s what my brother called them – finally managing to kill him in the way they did,” said Suarez, who also faced death threats.
“Not satisfied with what they’d done, they attacked him savagely after his murder, in order to divert the investigation and the collective interest…but now we’ll see, I have faith in justice,” she said.
“I haven’t lost hope about seeing every one of them who participated in this murder, to the very last person, behind bars,” she stated.
Miami, Terrorist Eden
Already by December of 2004, investigators had mostly solved the case from the material standpoint. The brothers Otoniel and Rolando Guevara organized the crime, paying more than half a million dollars to those who would carry it out, through their cousin José Guevara who was located in Miami. In Miami, José Guevara is protected by the FBI, with whom he conspired in the Montesinos case.
According to the investigation, the former Venezuelan intelligence agent Pedro Lander assembled the bomb, while another person, Johán Peña, placed it underneath the car. Peña and Lander, the subjects of extradition requests by Venezuela, are also in U.S. territory.
A list of the intellectual authors of the murder was then assembled, many of them linked to the Cuban-American mafia in Miami.
In November of 2005, Venezuela’s Attorney General ordered the arrest of Mezerhane, the journalist Patricia Poleo, the Cuban attorney Salvador Romaní, and the general involved in the coup, Eugenio Áñez. General Jaime Escalante was also investigated for presumably having participated in the homicide.
Heading the list of suspects was the policeman/murderer Henry López Sisco, a former police torturer for the “DISIP” [former acronym for Venezuela’s intelligence agency] who along with the Cuban born terrorist Luis Posada Carriles, participated in many repressive actions against the Venezuelan left in the 1970’s.
During the coup d’etat of April 2002, Henry López Sisco headed the attack on the Cuban Embassy in Venezuela, together with the Mayor of Baruta municipality, Henrique Capriles Radonski, as well as Salvador Romaní Jr. and Roberto Alonso. All have conspired in one way or another in the case.
Cuban-born terrorists who resided in Venezuela for decades are active in this conspiratorial web, including Nelly Rojas, who acted as Posada Carriles’s secretary, her husband Pedro Morales, and Francisco Pimentel who was complicit in a number of the network’s terrorist actions.
Mezerhane, the financial swindler and shareholder in Globovision, is one of the main suspects in the prosecutor’s murder, and also mainly responsible for the bankruptcy of the Federal Bank of Venezuela, is now in Miami. He stole $7 million in his disappearance from Caracas.
Another associate of Posada Carriles, the retired general Ernesto González González, is also in Miami, where he has established himself under the evident protection of U.S. intelligence agencies. From there he conspires with other putschists, sheltered in the terrorist Eden; among them, former leaders of the Copei and Acción Democrática parties.
On April 12, 2002, González was the person who kidnapped the legitimate president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, later fleeing the country in order to dedicate himself to the organization of counter-revolutionary activities.
Also on the list of suspects who looked to Miami for sanctuary is another former DISIP employee, Joaquín Chaffardet, who, like López Sisco, received his training by U.S. intelligence services at the notorious School of the Americas (SOA).
The arrest of Alejandro Peña Esclusa, the fascist “leader,” with 900 grams of C-4 and detonators, as well as the arrest in Caracas of the Salvadoran Francisco Chávez Abarca, a C-4 specialist trained by Posada Carriles, has increased suspicions about the terrorist network located in Miami.
Anderson’s car was destroyed by a bomb made up of C-4 explosives and a powerful magnet; a mechanism used on numerous occasions by Cuban-American terrorists.
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