Charges against Maduro threatened him with imprisonment at least 50 years
United States authorities indicted the President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro and fourteen of his associates of drug smuggling. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to Bloomberg.
It is noted that for information which will allow to detain or imprison Maduro and his associates, and promised up to $ 15 million.
For information about nicolás Maduro States offer up to $ 15 million, for Vice-President Diosdado Cabello – 10 million dollars. Charges were also brought against the Minister of defense of Venezuela and the head of the Supreme court.
According to the US attorney General William Barr, the Venezuelan government to help the Colombian extremist group FARC, trying to “flood the US with cocaine.” In the United States said that the Maduro regime allows the FARC to transport drugs through its territory.
“According to our estimates, on these routes from Venezuela goes from 200 to 250 tons of cocaine,” said Barr. This is equivalent to 30 million lethal doses of the drug.
Charges against Maduro threatened him with imprisonment at least 50 years.
Recall that in Venezuela at the beginning of 2019 began mass protests against Maduro shortly after the oath of office after the presidential election. A number of Western countries led by the US announced recognition of former speaker of the Parliament of Venezuela Juan of Guido as President.
In addition, the administration of President Donald trump will provide the interim President of Venezuela, Juan Guido financial assistance in the amount of 52 million dollars.