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

Swissinfo | Mar 27, 2020 at 1:14 AM
  • 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, senior socialist leader Diosdado Cabello, and the chief justice of the country’s supreme court, Maikel Moreno.
  • The U.S. government is offering $10 million for information leading to Cabello’s arrest.
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  • U.S. indicts Venezuela's Maduro, a political foe, for 'narco-terrorism' (Reuters: Mar 27, 2020 at 1:12 AM)