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Prison Swap: Biden’s Admin Releases Two of Maduro’s Drug Trafficking Relatives

Administración Biden libera dos familiares de Maduro detenidos por narcotráfico en canje de presos

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The regime of Nicolás Maduro on Saturday freed seven Americans imprisoned in Venezuela in exchange for the release of two nephews of the Venezuelan dictator’s wife who were serving sentences in the country for drug trafficking, a senior U.S. official said.

The exchange of the Americans, including five executives of CITGO, a Venezuelan state-owned oil company who were imprisoned for nearly five years, is the largest exchange of detained citizens ever made by the Democrat administration.

Biden in a White House statement said that the Americans will soon be reunited with their families, although the release of the dictator’s relatives is omitted.

President Joe Biden announced on Saturday the release of 7 Americans who were imprisoned in Venezuela, including 5 executives of the U.S. company Citgo, a subsidiary of the Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA.

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