Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions
Thursday, 8 August 2019 Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set of U.S. sanctions meant to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, the Venezuelan information ministry said on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton slammed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Reuters reports that Boltin called for tougher international action against the embattled leader. Maduro has been under fire for massive corruption, gross incompetence, and reprehensible human rights...
The Trump administration has offered to begin lifting sanctions on Venezuela if the country's opposition and members of the ruling party form an interim... Deutsche Welle Also reported by •SeattlePI.com •Seattle Times •FOXNews.com