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    The U.S. said it had imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s first lady, Cilia Flores, hitting Nicolás Maduro's “inner circle." … Click to Continue


  • U.S. Treasury targets Maduro's 'inner circle'

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced new sanctions on Tuesday against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's wife and three other Venezuelans.

    Aside from Cilia Adela Flores de Maduro, the U.S. designation also targets Delcy Eloina Rodriguez Gomez, Jorge Jesus Rodriguez Gomez, Vladimir Padrino Lopez. 

    Flores de Maduro, 61, who is a Venezuelan attorney and the First Lady of Venezuela, wed Maduro in 2013. She has served as the 4th president of Venezuela's...