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U.S. Vice President & Secretary of State Working to Free RM from Venezuelan Prison


Our prayers are with Josh Holt's family, who says thereturned missionary's health is failing him.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro earlier this week regarding the imprisonment of Josh Holt, as efforts from politicians have increased in getting the Utah resident released from a Venezuelan jail, said Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah.

Hatch’s office released a statement late Wednesday night announcing that Hatch had received a call from Vice President Joe Biden about the latest updates from Kerry’s efforts to help free Holt.

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“Vice President Biden reassured Hatch that he personally would continue to do everything in his power to get Holt home as soon as possible,” Hatch’s office said in the statement.

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