Nicolas Maduro during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: TNS

US slaps sanctions on key Venezuelan bank BANDES and others over support for President Nicolas Maduro

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says ‘Maduro and his enablers have distorted the original purpose of the bank’
Topic |   Venezuela

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Nicolas Maduro during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: TNS
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva. Photo: Reuters

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet says US sanctions could deepen ‘devastating’ Venezuelan crisis

  • Trump administration came down hard in late January with sanctions aimed at depriving Maduro of billions in hard cash from oil production
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva. Photo: Reuters
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