Venezuela suspends talks with opposition after Maduro ally extradited to U.S.
It wasn’t instantly clear whether or not the lads — who had been convicted and sentenced final 12 months to prolonged jail phrases in a corruption case that the US says was marred by irregularities — had been being returned to jail, or whether or not the transfer was related in any approach to Saab’s extradition. A lawyer for the lads informed the Related Press he didn’t know the place they had been being taken. All six males — appearing president and chief government José Ángel Pereira and vice presidents Vadell, Gustavo Cárdenas, Jorge Toledo, Alirio Zambrano, José Luis Zambrano — had been born in Venezuela. 5 are naturalized U.S. residents; one is a U.S. everlasting resident.
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