US Targets Venezuela Intelligence Agency with Sanctions

The Trump administration imposed sanctions Thursday on Venezuela's military intelligence agency, which is accused of torturing to death a navy captain in its custody.   The latest move by the U.S. Treasury Department to pressure President Nicolas Maduro from power followed another round of negotiations in Barbados between Maduro's government and opposition leaders aimed at ending Venezuela's political crisis.   Maduro's spokesman Jorge Rodriguez said the talks moderated by Norway that closed Wednesday resulted in a successful exchange, but gave no details and it wasn't immediately clear if any agreements...


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Published By: VOA Africa - Thursday, 11 July

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