US increases sanctions against Venezuela, blocks travel to key officials

U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams gave a briefing on Friday regarding the crisis in Venezuela. Abrams began by noting the veto at the UN Security Council by Russia and China, blocking a resolution the U.S. presented, adding that Russia’s plan received only 4 votes and was “pathetic.” He then turned to the new visa and … Continue reading US increases sanctions against Venezuela, blocks travel to key officials