US sanctions Venezuela officials, Trump slams Maduro

FILE PHOTO: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores gesture during arrival for a special session of the National Constituent Assembly to take oath as re-elected President at the Palacio Federal Legislativo in Caracas, Venezuela May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo

NEW YORK/CARACAS (Reuters) – The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s wife and several of his top allies on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump urged members of the United Nations to support a “restoration of democracy” in the once-booming OPEC nation. The measure sanctioned six officials in Maduro’s “inner circle,” […]

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