The mystery surrounding the former Marine held in Venezuela
November 1, 2020
MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — "Don't WORRY!" reads the cryptic note scribbled on a scrap of perforated paper smuggled out of a dank, basement cellblock. "Han Solo always wins!"
The weeks-old message is all the family of Matthew Heath has to pin its hopes on since the former U.S. Marine corporal was arrested at a roadblock in Venezuela two months ago and accused by President Nicolás Maduro of being a terrorist and spying for Donald Trump.
But other than the brief mention by Maduro, the American's plight has largely gone unnoticed. Nobody in the family or Trump administration has spoken to He...