Tag: Saab, Alex

U.S.-Venezuela Tensions Heat Up Again After Extradition of Maduro Ally

WASHINGTON — Just months ago, the rocky relationship between the United States and Venezuela seemed to be taking a turn for the better. President Biden had eased a pressure campaign started by the Trump administration, dropping threats of ousting President Nicolás Maduro with military power. New negotiations between Mr. Maduro and his political opponents raised […]

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U.S. Arrests Alex Saab, Deal Maker for Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — A top ally of Venezuela’s authoritarian government has been extradited to the United States, one of his lawyers said Saturday, where he will face money laundering charges in Florida. The extradition of Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman and financial fixer for President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela, represents a victory for the U.S. […]

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