July 31, 2020

Two Citgo execs freed under house arrest in Venezuela

Washington (AFP) – Two of six US-connected former executives of the oil company Citgo who were imprisoned in Venezuela have been released and put under house arrest, former US ambassador Bill Richardson said Thursday.Richardson, a Democratic politician who has managed international negotiations for a number of high-profile US detainees, traveled in mid-July to Venezuela and met with President Nicolas Maduro, seeking to free the executives, who were first arrested in November 2017.”We are relieved to hear today that¬†Gustavo Cardenas and Jorge Toledo, two of the CITGO 6, have been released from …

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