U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign

A child runs along a decorated street in Caracas, Venezuela May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The White House is keen to show that momentum in its four-month-old campaign against Maduro has not waned, particularly after a […]

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