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US slaps sanctions on son of Venezuelan leader Maduro

The United States on June 28 imposed sanctions on the son of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for serving in his father’s “illegitimate regime.”

  • WASHINGTON- Agence France-Presse
  • Hurriyet

The action freezes any assets Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra has in the United States and bars American individuals or institutions from doing business with the 29-year-old.

Maduro relies on his son Nicolasito and others close to his authoritarian regime to maintain a stranglehold on the economy and suppress the people of Venezuela,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in announcing the…

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