Crime/Justice, News

DOJ Charges Venezuela’s Maduro With Narcoterrorism

Attorney General William Barr announced narcoterrorism charges against Venezuelan socialist leader Nicolas Maduro for his role in facilitating the global drug trade in coordination with the Colombia-based terrorist group known as the FARC.

The Justice Department said on Thursday that Maduro formed and leads his own drug ring, dubbed the Cartel of the Sun, and gives the FARC free rein to operate in parts of Venezuela.

Investigators said Maduro and his co-conspirators were being charged with conspiracy to commit narcoterrorism, conspiracy to import hundreds of tons of cocaine into the United States, and a variety of weapons charges. The department said Maduro expressly indented on flooding the U.S. with cocaine to harm the health and well-being of the nation. Read more…

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