Venezuela helicopter crash kills 7 May 5, 2019 - Venezuela military helicopter crashed killing all 7 aboard, 3 captains, 2 majors and 2 lieutenant-colonels. The helicopter was flying from Caracas to San Carlos, and crashed in a wooded area shortly after leaving Caracas. www.rt.com/news/458407-seven-military-personnel-killed-in
🌹 Venezuela President Maduro charged with trafficking Mar 27, 2020 - Venezuela remains plagued by criminality & corruption. For 20 years, Maduro conspired with the FARC, causing tons of cocaine to enter & devastate American communities. Charges were filed in the Southern District of New York.
US federal authorities have charged Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro and others with drug trafficking and narco terrorism. The charges against Maduro were unveiled by Attorney General William Barr and other federal prosecutors.
Maduro helped lead the Cartel of the Suns to facilitate the drug trafficking. They supplied FARC drug traffickers with machine guns, rocket launchers and other weapons and provided them safe airspace to fly cocaine from Colombia into Central America, France and Mexico.
Iran warns US May 23, 2020 - Iran warns US not to mess with their Venezuela-bound tankers. The United States will face consequences if it takes action against 5 Iranian tankers en route to Venezuela. The first ship is almost to Venezuela. www.rt.com/news/489575-rouhani-venezuela-us-tankers-trouble
Iran sending 5 tankers to Venezuela May 22, 2020 Iran sent 5 tankers to Venezuela in effort to undermine US sanctions. Fortune, Forest, Petunia, Faxon and Clavel. Venezuela military escort Iran tankers bringing petrol. USS Detroit and 3 US warships with transponders off heading into the east Caribbean Sea near Venezuelan waters.
Forest & Fortune ETA May 24 Petunia ETA May 25 Faxon ETA May 29 Clavel
Iran tanker Fortune DOCKS at Venezuelan port May 25, 2020 - The Fortune berthed at El Palito refinery. Sonday the Forest tanker entered Venezuela EEZ.
Iran tankers in Venezuela breaking Trump's sanctions Maybe the leaders of the Iran and Venezuela regimes conclude that the arrival of the Iran armada safely to the Maduro regime, means that the route has been established and that other convoys can be launched.
Why did the US let them thru if they have sanctions on both nations? I think Trump will do something on their way back Its good to deliver gazoline to the poor people
Venezuela oil shipments from Iran May 27, 2020 - Joint endeavor defeated sanctions and U.S. military. Now 2 of five Iran tankers carrying fuel have made it to Venezuela, handing the Venezuelan president ( Nicolas #Maduro ? ) a victory. #Iran tankers dock in #Venezuela after braving US blockade. Venezuela suffering from oil shortage, odd given that they are one of the world’s major producers. www.rt.com/op-ed/489828-venezuelas-oil-shipment-iran
Venezuela and gold May 28 2020 - Venezuela reached a deal with the United Nations to use its gold frozen by the Bank of England to fund necessary food and medical purchases. Central Bank of Venezuela launched legal action against the Bank of England, demanding the release of more than $1 billion in gold.
The UK has refused to hand over Venezuela’s gold, as the British government does not recognize the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
The Venezuelan central bank’s governor said the funds from the gold sale will be directly transferred to the United Nations UNDP to ensure it is not used for other purposes. However, he did not reveal how much gold the Bank of England is going to sell. www.rt.com/business/489973-venezuela-un-gold-deal