U.S. Treasury Dept. announced it is freezing assets of eight Venezuelan government officials, accusing them of abusing power
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the chief judge and seven other members of Venezuela ’s Supreme Court on Thursday as punishment for seizing powers from the opposition-led Congress earlier this ye...
The U.S. imposed a new round of sanctions on high-level Venezuelan officials, this time targeting eight Supreme Court judges that Washington accused of damaging their nation's democracy by steadily stripping … Click to Continue »
By freezing the justices' assets, "the [U.S.] is supporting the Venezuelan people in their efforts to protect... democratic governance in their country," said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
The Treasury Department will freeze the assets of 8 Venezuelan officials