Latin American Program in the News: Legisladores de EE.UU. piden sanciones contra Venezuela

By BBC Mundo

Mar 04, 2014

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"La imposición de sanciones unilaterales tiene consecuencias negativas no sólo para Venezuela sino para ciertas regiones de Estados Unidos, como los estados cercanos al Golfo de México, donde se procesa el petróleo, o zonas del noreste del país." --Cynthia J. Arnson

In this article by BBC Mundo, Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, was quoted about sanctions against Venezuela. As quoted above, she mentions that the application of sanctions could be counterproductive. Additionally, Arnson says that this possible punishment of Venezuela by the United States could serve as a further argument for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who continually accuses the United States of further agitating the conflict.

This article ran in numerous other news sources. This article is in Spanish.

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