Venezuela hit with new U.S. sanctions after clashes over food aid on border

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido,who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler attend a meeting of the Lima Group in Bogota, Colombia, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

BOGOTA (Reuters) – The United States targeted Venezuela’s government with new sanctions on Monday and called on allies to freeze the assets of its state-owned oil company PDVSA after deadly violence blocked aid from reaching the crisis-hit country during the weekend. The United States also took its pressure campaign to the United Nations Security Council, […]

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