After the US Department of Justice announced Thursday charges of narcoterrorism against the main figures of the Chavista regime, the president in charge of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, said that the measure will help liberate Venezuela “from the criminal system that has kidnapped our people for so many years“
“They confirm what Venezuelans know for a long time, we have denounced and faced. Our problem is not just a political problem: we are facing a Cartel, the Maduro CartelGuaidó declared in a statement that was published on social networks.
“For decades, our institutions and our territory have been kidnapped and controlled by characters similar to Pablo Escobar, Osama Bin Laden or El Chapo Guzmán“Said the president in charge.
The attorney general, William Barr, pointed out that the border between Colombia and Venezuela has been seized by FARC dissent under the protection of Maduro. For this reason, he accused the regime of plotting a conspiracy with the FARC to “flood the United States with drugs.” Barr added that it is estimated that between 200 and 250 metric tons of cocaine are sent out of Venezuela through the routes of the criminal alliance, which is equivalent to up to 30 million lethal doses.
In the statement, Guaido describes the Chavista leadership as criminals and points out that they are guilty of Venezuela suffering one of the worst economic crises in the region’s history, making it the worst prepared and most vulnerable country to face the coronavirus.
“Those who should work for the people have years dedicated to corruption, drug trafficking and terrorism“Said the interim Venezuelan president.
And I add: “I reaffirm my willingness to obtain all possible aid for our people against the threat of the coronavirus, with the fundamental condition that I have raised: the necessary resources or supplies cannot fall into the hands of a gang of corrupt and proven drug traffickers, but rather in international, humanitarian and health organizations that take them directly to those most in need. ”
The US Department also offers rewards of up to $ 10 million each for information related to God given hair, head of the National Constituent Assembly; the general (retired) Hugo Carvajal Barrios, former director of the Military Intelligence of Venezuela (DGCIM); Cíver Alcalá, Major General (retired) of the Venezuelan Army; Y Tareck El Aissami, Minister of Industry and National Production. “While occupying key positions in the Maduro regime, these individuals violated public confidence by facilitating shipments of narcotics from Venezuela, including control of aircraft leaving a Venezuelan air base, as well as control of drug routes. through the ports of Venezuela, ”they accused in a statement.
Among other officials and leaders, he was also involved Maikel Moreno, President of the Supreme Court, Vladimir Godfather, Defense Minister, as the main actors in the criminal scheme, and Samark López Bello, a businessman with a series of crimes linked to money laundering in favor of Maduro and El Aissami.