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US indicts Venezuela's president for 'narcoterrorism'

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The United States has indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and several top aides for alleged "narcoterrorism."

Maduro is accused of leading a cocaine-trafficking organization called The Cartel of the Suns. The cartel is accused of working with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, which the United States has labeled as a "terrorist organization."

"For more than 20 years, Maduro and a number of high-ranking colleagues allegedly conspired with the FARC, causing tons of cocaine to enter and devastate American communities," said U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr. "The Maduro regime is awash in corruption and criminality."

Read more from AFP.


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