USA issues sanctions on 3 Venezuelans, 20 companies
12:18, May 10, 2018
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The measures include personal sanctions on three Venezuelan officials as well as 20 companies with ties to the Maduro regime's alleged drug trafficking operations.
Maduro frequently warns that the United States will invade Venezuela, but Haley said any change would have to be from Latin American regional pressure.
"The so-called elections in Venezuela scheduled for May 20 will be nothing more than a fraud and a sham", Mr Pence said.
Vice President Mike Pence called Monday on Venezuela to suspend its presidential election later this month because of corruption concerns.
"We have frozen their assets, blocked their access to our nation, so they can no longer poison our people with their deadly drugs", Pence said.
In response, Moncada said that "there is no possibility of the elections being suspended", a timetable has been successfully fulfilled according to statements made by the directors of the National Electoral Council (CNE). "Every free nation gathered here must take stronger action to stand with the Venezuelan people and stand up to their oppressors". Maduro asked a crowd in a rally on Tuesday in southern Amazonas state, condemning the US president and vice president for sanctions on his government.
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Venezuela's Information Ministry did not respond to a request for comment.
Pence previously has urged the global community to increase pressure on Maduro, who the United States blames for a deep recession and hyperinflation in Venezuela that have caused shortages of food and medicine and a flood of migrants into neighboring countries. They are owned or controlled by the three individuals, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement.
Pedro Luis Martin Olivares, a former top intelligence official, and his associates Walter Alexander Del Nogal Marquez and Mario Antonio Rodriguez Espinoza have been designated "narcotics kingpins" owing to their activity in the drug trade.
Oil prices rose to their highest levels since late 2014 on Monday, boosted by fresh troubles for Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and a looming decision on whether the United States will reimpose sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program.
USA oil major ConocoPhillips has moved to take Caribbean assets of PDVSA to enforce a $2 billion arbitration award, three sources told Reuters.
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