Carmen Maria Montiel United Airlines Lawsuit: Former Miss Venezuela, ‘I Was Roughed Up’

A former Miss Venezuela is suing United Airlines over a nightmarish midair incident in which a flight attendant handcuffed her and enlisted two burly men to forcibly remove her in a dispute that escalated after she asked for a pillow. Read more

Drugs Trial Exposes Corruption In Venezuela

When a US federal judge sentences two Venezuelan drug smugglers, perhaps later this month, it will mark the final chapter of a story worthy of the Netflix series “Narcos.” Read more

U.S. Sanctions New Venezuela VP Using Drug Kingpin Legislation

The Trump administration imposed sanctions against Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami on Monday, accusing him of playing a major role in international drug trafficking. Read more

Miami – Two Men Charged With Laundering Money For Venezuelan officials

NEW YORK – A Florida construction equipment exporter’s owners were arrested on Wednesday on charges they illegally transferred over $100 million (£81 million) from businesses largely in Venezuela to U.S. and foreign bank accounts belonging to Venezuelan government officials and others. Read more

Venezuelan President’s Nephews Found Guilty on Drug Charges

Two nephews of the president of Venezuela were found guilty Friday of plotting to smuggle 800 kilograms of cocaine into the US. Read more

Obama Declares Venezuela A Threat To U.S. National Security

U.S. President Barack Obama issued an executive order on Monday declaring Venezuela a national security threat, sanctioning seven individuals and expressing concern about the Venezuelan government’s treatment of political opponents. Read more