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Venezuela: Where Drugs and Diplomacy Meet

Feb 17, 2017 | 22:02 GMT
Links to the narcotics trade in the Venezuelan ruling class
Venezuela's powerful politicians may temporarily overlook their differences in the face of a common threat, including a more aggressive foreign policy from Washington.
(JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

The new U.S. administration is getting tough with Caracas. Hints have emerged that the United States will soon move to level new sanctions against the Venezuelan government for officials’ involvement in criminal activity. But Venezuela will not accept more punitive measures against its politicians without a fight....

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