Consulting firm Anova presented “new evidence” to prove the effect of sanctions; Maduro’s National Assembly subpoenaed Juan Guaidó; The World Organization Against Torture demanded the release of five workers of NGO Azul Positivo.
Sanctions on Alex Saab and on his company haven’t been an obstacle in his line of work in the clandestine circuit of oil exports. Swiss prosecutors found bank accounts with over 9,000 million francs or around 10.1 billion dollars, that would allegedly be embezzled Venezuelan public funds.
Maduro’s accountability speech at the AN proposed new and unreliable economic solutions to hyperinflation, and also denied the rise of poverty, food insecurity, and lack of production in the country. Attacks against independent media continue, and humanitarian workers in Zulia were detained.
Human rights activist Vannessa Rosales will be in house arrest for helping a 13-year-old rape victim have an abortion. Family members have denounced the executions of at least 23 people in La Vega. The SIP condemned Maduro’s regime's new wave of aggression and attacks against the media.
The European Union didn't recognize Maduro’s Parliament and claimed it will maintain its commitment to help return democracy to Venezuela. Roland Carreño's legal team denounced that he was transferred to an unknown location. Juan Guaidó denied the accusations about alleged corruption.
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