U.S. Says it Will Not Renew Easing of Venezuela Oil Sanctions Unless Progress Made on Elections

The U.S. will not renew a temporary license set to expire on Thursday that widely eased sanctions on Venezuela’s oil and gas sector, a State Department spokesperson said, unless progress is made by President Nicolas Maduro on commitments for free and fair elections this year. The U.S. has been concerned about Venezuela’s electoral process and … Read more