Trump administration announces sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil company to try to force President Maduro to step down

Politics The Washington Post

The order will affect Citgo, the Venezuelan-owned, Houston-based oil company, and Valero, the American oil refiner that is the largest in the United States. Both import substantial amounts of low-quality crude oil from Venezuela, and can continue to do so as long as the payments do not go to Nicolás Maduro’s regime. U.S. officials said […] …

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