Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El Aissami slams Washington’s ‘miserable, vile attack’

Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami has slammed Washington for imposing sanctions against him and a close ally over alleged mass shipment of illicit drugs into the United States. “I take this miserable and vile attack as recognition of my status as an anti-imperialist revolutionary,” Aissami said in a message posted on his official Twitter […]

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US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami in latest move against Caracas

Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami (Photo by AP) The US has imposed sanctions against Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami over his alleged involvement in drug trafficking, in yet another hostile measure that could spark fresh tensions between the two countries. Late on Monday, the US Treasury Department blacklisted El Assiami and his associate, Venezuelan businessman […]

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Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro names Tareck El Aissami as vice-president in cabinet reshuffle

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro (C) arrives for a meeting with ministers next to his wife Cilia Flores (L) and Venezuela’s new Vice-President Tarek El Aissami, at the 4F military fort in Caracas, Venezuela, January 4, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has tabbed a Hugo Chavez-era minister as the new vice-president in a cabinet reshuffle […]

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