November 30, 2021 12:25 am

Venezuela sought to swap Americans for Maduro ally

MIAMI (AP) — Venezuela’s government quietly offered last year to release imprisoned Americans in exchange for the U.S. letting go a key financier of President Nicolás Maduro, according to people with knowledge of the proposal and message exchanges seen by The Associated Press.The offer was discussed at a previously reported meeting in Mexico City in…

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Maduro ally extradited to US on money laundering charges

MIAMI (AP) – A top fugitive close to Venezuela‘s socialist government has been put on a flight from Cape Verde to the United States to face money laundering charges, a senior U.S. official confirmed Saturday. Alex Saab was on a chartered Justice Department flight from the West African country, a small island chain, where he…

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