The Venezuelan organization pursued political exile (Veppex) asked this Friday to the U.S. Department of the Treasury to include in the list of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to “Entrepreneurs and contractors of Nicolas Maduro’s regime.”
Venezuelan exile calls on the U.S. to include mature-linked entrepreneurs in the OFAC
The order is given after this week the U.S. government included on that list to the Central Bank of Venezuela, which will “inhibit most of the activities of the Central bank undertaken by the illegitimate regime of Maduro “, as stated in a statement on Secretary of the Treasury, Steven T. Mnuchin.
In a note released today, Veppex asked that even if they already appear on the list of the OFAC some related entrepreneurs “Corrupt regime that prevails in Venezuela ” It is necessary to be placed in it “to many more “.
The organization mentioned in this sense Mauro libido, a businessman in the food sector and who “recently was cancelled the U.S. visa” and Alejandro Betancourt, who currently lives in Spain.
“The sectors of food, electricity and oil are the most hit by corruption in Venezuela, the majority of Venezuelan entrepreneurs and contractors in these areas increased their fortunes ” said Veppex.
Last Wednesday, during a luncheon in Miami (Florida) with the Cuban exile, presidential advisor John Bolton, said that the sanctions to the Central Bank of Venezuela will restrict this entity “access to U.S. dollars “.
The organization added that in parallel “services have been destroyed until the collapse, generating suffering in the Venezuelan population “.
He added that they will use their “maximum ability to restrict mature and ensure that their friends no longer steal what rightfully belongs to the Venezuelan people “.
“The Central Bank of Venezuela has been crucial to keeping Maduro in power, even through his control of the gold-currency transfer,” said Bolton.