Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro threatened with sanctions and labelled a dictator inauguration
Friday, 11 January 2019 Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro celebrated the start to a second term as leader yesterday, but countries seized upon the inauguration to cut back diplomatic ties and label him a dictator.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro started a second term on Thursday, defying critics in the United States and Latin America who called him an illegitimate usurper of a nation where economic chaos has wrought a humanitarian crisis. Havovi Cooper reports
Banking giant Citigroup plans to sell several tons of gold placed as collateral by Venezuela’s central bank on a $1.6 billion loan after the deadline for repurchasing them expired this month. Reuters..
U.S. President Donald Trumps on Tuesday said the U.S. had not imposed the 'toughest' possible sanctions on Venezuela to ramp up efforts to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to step down, while Trump's..