Sanctions

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U.S. imposes sanctions on corrupt Maduro loyalists [video]

Members of the corrupt Maduro cabal have been accused of everything from drug smuggling to financial manipulations, all while the Venezuelan people suffer.
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Maduro’s ex-vice president aided drug dealers, charges say

Former vice president of Venezuela and international drug kingpin Tareck El Aissami has been charged with violating U.S. sanctions.
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Asked and answered: Pompeo responds to Iranians [video]

Practicing a bit of digital diplomacy, Secretary Pompeo answered questions from the people of Iran over social media.
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U.S. sanctions Venezuelan officials for blocking aid

Six officials linked to former Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro are being sanctioned by the U.S. for blocking humanitarian aid to needy Venezuelans.
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U.S. keeps sanctions and focuses on North Korea denuclearization [video]

President Trump says officials will keep working on a denuclearization deal. Chaiman Kim Jong Un promised not to resume missile and nuclear tests.
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Iranian-linked ships purged from Panama’s ship registry

In response to U.S. sanctions on Iran, Panama's maritime agency has stripped 59 Iranian-linked ships of the right to fly the Panamanian flag.
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Corruption in Venezuela [video]

Learn how U.S. sanctions against the regime of Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro aim to help Venezuela's people restore democratic governance.
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A North Korea without nuclear weapons means a bright future for...

Removing North Korea's nuclear weapons is a priority for President Trump, and doing so will allow the Korean Peninsula to thrive.

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan state-owned oil company

The United States is protecting natural resources and preserving revenue for the Venezuelan people through sanctions on the state-owned oil company, PDVSA.