Venezuela Interior Minister Néstor Luis Reverol
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Indicted Minister: Venezuela is Free of Drug Trafficking

Venezuela's new minister of Interior and Justice touted the country's drug interdiction bona fides just weeks after the US government announced he had been indicted...
1.4 tons of cocaine was put aboard an Air France plane in 2013
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Venezuela Sentences Low-Ranking Military in Air France Cocaine Bust

Authorities in Venezuela sentenced 10 individuals for trafficking 1.4 tons of cocaine on an Air France flight in 2013, but the convicted did not include any...
A Venezuelan National Guard member stands watch at an airport
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Venezuela Charges Low-Ranking Guardsmen in High-Level Drug Deal

Venezuelan authorities charged four National Guard members with plotting to traffic a load of cocaine to Mexico, but the low ranks of the officers point to the...
Nestor Reverol, Venezuela's new interior minister
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Venezuela President’s Cabinet Choice Further Politicizes Drug Cases

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has named a man US authorities accused of drug trafficking as the country's new Interior minister, a move that further...
Reverol (left) and Molina (right)
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US Charges Fmr Venezuela Anti-Drug Officials with Cocaine Trafficking

US officials have formally announced cocaine trafficking charges against two men who previously served in top positions in Venezuela's national anti-narcotics...
Courtroom sketch depicting the defendants Campo and Flores
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Witness Killings Deepen Mystery in Venezuela ‘Narco Nephews’ Case

At least two witnesses in a politically-charged drug case involving relatives of Venezuela's president have reportedly been murdered, raising questions about...
DEA agents and Haitian police detained Campo and Flores in November
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Prosecutors Say Venezuela’s ‘Narco Nephews’ Liaised with FARC

Court documents allege two nephews of Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro's wife who face drug trafficking charges in New York planned to receive cocaine from...
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Venezuela Trying to Block Extradition of ‘Cartel Operative’: Report

Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro has reportedly asked his Colombian counterpart not to extradite to the United States an alleged Cartel of the Suns...
Yazenky Antonio Lamas Rondón
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Venezuela Pilot’s Arrest May Hold Clues to Cartel of the Suns

The recent arrest of a former army captain who allegedly piloted drug planes for Venezuela's Cartel of the Suns could be an indication that the shadowy network of...