U s targets cuba´s oil accoutre from venezuela in novel sanctions

News magazine: The united states on friday targeted oil shipments from venezuela to cuba in its…
Smooth photo: u.s. sin principal mike pence listens as principal donald trump meets with fabiana rosales, consort of venezuelan resistance pioneer juan guaido, in the oval station at the white house in washington, u.s., march 27, 2019. reuters/carlos barria/file photohouston (News magazine, quoting the Reuters) – the united states on friday targeted oil shipments from venezuela to cuba in its latest spherical of sanctions to urgency the government of principal nicolas maduro, aiming to throttle off a sharp yield of undeveloped to the communist island. the u.s. treasury imposed sanctions on 34 vessels owned or operated by venezuelan state-run oil union petróleos de venezuela, s.a, or pdvsa , and too on two companies and a vessel that delivered oil to cuba in february and march. “treasury is taking struggle opposed vessels and entities transporting oil, providing a lifeline to tend the illegitimate maduro regime afloat,” said treasury secretary steve mnuchin in a statement. “cuba continues to use from, and sustain up, the illegitimate maduro regime through oil-for-repression schemes as they trial to tend maduro in sway.” the latest spherical of u.s. sanctions, announced earlier by sin principal mike pence in a oration in houston, tendency to past subvert maduro’s government succeeding the united states and most western nations recognized resistance pioneer juan guaido as the rightful principal of venezuela. guaido invoked the venezuelan temperament to assume an interim presidency in january, arguing that maduro’s 2018 re-election was illegitimate.

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