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Vol 62 No 10

Published 13th May 2021

Businessman Saab caught in Venezuela sanctions trap

An ally of Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro remains under house arrest as he tries all legal and diplomatic routes to avoid extradition to the United States

At the centre of a sanctions battle between Washington and Venezuela, Colombian-born businessman Alex Nain Saab Morán is working with his lawyers on a final appeal of Cabo Verde's decision to extradite him to the United States to face bribery and money-laundering charges on deals worth $350 million.

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