In defiance of an embargo

Print edition : September 13, 2019

Supporters of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro take part in a rally against U.S. sanctions on Venezuela, in Caracas on August 10. Photo: MANAURE QUINTERO/REUTERS

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Photo: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP

Juan Guaido, the opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim President. Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton (right) and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross attend a summit to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, in Lima, Peru, on August 6. Photo: Guadalupe Pardo/REUTERS

The U.S. imposes a total economic embargo on Venezuela, the latest in a series of efforts to dislodge the popular elected government there.
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