U.S. indicts Venezuela’s Maduro, a political foe, for ‘narco-terrorism’

Swissinfo | Mar 26, 2020 at 7:25 PM
  • The U.S. government on Thursday indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and more than a dozen other top Venezuelan officials on charges of “narco-terrorism,” the latest escalation of the Trump administration’s pressure campaign aimed at ousting the socialist leader.
  • Other Venezuelan officials whose indictments were announced on Thursday include Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez, senior socialist leader Diosdado Cabello, and the chief justice of the country’s supreme court, Maikel Jose Moreno Perez.
  • The U.S. government is offering $10 million for information leading to Cabello’s arrest.