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Vol 62 No 2

Published 21st January 2021

Immune to diplomacy

On 20 June last year, a private plane made a refuelling stop at the international airport on the Cape Verde island of Sal. On board was the 49-year-old Colombian-born Venezuelan businessman Alex Nain Saab Morán. Moments after touchdown, local police arrested him on an international warrant from the United States, where he is accused of laundering US$350 million from Venezuelan government bribes.

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