South American Leaders Reject effort by U.S. to apply sanctions on Venezuela

Posted on May 24, 2014 • Filed under: Latin America News, Politics, Venezuela reported South American governments have rejected an effort by U.S. lawmakers to apply sanctions on Venezuela over human rights concerns. Foreign ministers from the 12-member Union of South American Nations issued a statement Friday saying that the proposed legislation would constitute a violation of Venezuela’s internal affairs and undermine attempts by regional diplomats and the Vatican to foster dialogue between the government and opposition. Read Article

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