Posts Tagged ‘Venezuela’

Narco-Terrorism: US Indicts Venezuela President Maduro, Offers $15m Reward

by Seun Adeuyion March 26, 2020
The United States (US) has indicted Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro with narco-terrorism and offered $15m for his arrest, private military contractor, Edward disclosed on twitter. According to the Independent, Attorney General William Barr gave details of the narcoterrorism charges at a news conference on Thursday morning, at which a $15m reward for information leading to Maduro’s arrest or […]

Venezuela’s Guaido in Colombia to meet with Pompeo

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido surfaced in Colombia on Sunday to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as his power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro entered a challenging new phase. “Already in #Colombia,” the Venezuelan National Assembly leader wrote on Twitter, thanking Colombian President Ivan Duque for his “support for the struggle.” The […]

U.S. ready to target countries supporting Venezuela’s Maduro

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 7, 2019
U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escalation of U.S. pressure on the leftist leader. Bolton, addressing a summit on Venezuela in the Peruvian capital Lima, emphasized that tougher international action was needed to […]

BREAKING| Donald Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in US

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 6, 2019
President Donald Trump on Monday ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States and barred transactions with its authorities, in Washington’s latest move against President Nicolas Maduro. Mr Trump took the step “in light of the continued usurpation of power by Nicolas Maduro and persons affiliated with him, as well as […]

Venezuela: Angry Protesters Storm National Assembly, Many Lawmakers injured [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 21, 2019
Protesters Storms Venezuela National Assembly, beat politicians into fine pulp due to bad governance. Several opposition lawmakers have been injured in an attack by pro-government supporters at Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly. The intruders brandished sticks and set off fireworks in the capitol building’s gardens, AFP reported. See photos of the chaos below:

US sanctions Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro’s son

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 28, 2019
The US imposed sanctions on the son of embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the Treasury Department said Friday. The sanctions freeze any assets in the United States owned by 29-year-old Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra. The US has been leading efforts to oust Maduro since his re-election in 2018, which Washington considers illegitimate. It is the […]