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Venezuela expels US filmmaker accused of espionage

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Venezuela has deported an American filmmaker who claimed to be working on a documentary but whom Caracas said was a spy, officials announced Wednesday. 

Handout picture released by the Interior and Justice Ministry's press office shows American filmmaker Timothy Tracy Hallet (C) during his expulsion from Venezuela to the USA, in Caracas on June 5, 2013.

"The gringo Timothy Hallet Tracy, arrested while undertaking espionage in our country, has been expelled from our national territory," Interior and Justice Minister Miguel Rodriguez Torres announced via Twitter.

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