Venezuela uses detained reporter in tourism promo goof

MIAMI (AP) — A short-lived promo posted to Twitter by Venezuelan tourism officials to highlight the nation's openness to foreigners featured a Miami Herald reporter who had been detained while covering the country's elections. Earlier this week, a promo ran on the Twitter feed of the state-run Telesur television with a tag-line tha…

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