Venezuela: Maduro says US fabricated drugs case against nephews

Venezuela: Maduro says US fabricated drugs case against nephews
 

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has accused the US of fabricating drug trafficking allegations against two nephews of his wife, Cilia Flores.
A court in New York last week found Efrain Antonio Campos Flores and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas guilty of conspiring to import 800kg (1,750lb) of cocaine into the US.
Mr Maduro said the case was an "imperialist attack" against Ms Flores.
Both defendants face up to life in prison when they are sentenced.
They were arrested by undercover agents in Haiti in November 2015 following a sting operation by the US Drug Enforcement... read more

 
26 November 2016 in World News, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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