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US To Sanction Venezuelan VP For Being “Drug Kingpin” As Socialist Utopia Resorts To Eating Flamingoes

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:14
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zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 13, 2017 5:24 PM

After years of investigations over alleged drug-trafficking and money-laundering, Venezuela’s vice-president Tareck El Aissami faces sanctions by US authorities as a “specially designated national.” El Aissami would be the highest-ranking Venezuelan official hit by U.S. sanctions, and we are sure will warrant a furious response from President Maduro who has already accused US of ‘economic war’ numerous times… and being responsible for forcing his people to resort to eating flamingoes now.

The sanctions mark an extraordinary step against the second-in-command of a foreign government and are sure to lead to a further deterioration in U.S. relations with the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who appointed El Aissami as vice president on Jan. 4 amid a deepening economic and humanitarian crisis. El Aissami, the son of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants, has long been one of Venezuela’s most controversial and feared politicians. In just over a decade, the 42-year-old climbed government ranks from a student leader in rural Venezuela, to interior minister, to his previous post as the governor of Aragua state.

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