Reports: “Citgo 6” Returned to Prison in Venezuela

Reports:  “Citgo 6” Returned to Prison in Venezuela

DETENTION NOW IN ITS THIRD YEAR by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 7, 2020) — On Thursday, the U.S. State Department confirmed news reports stating that the “Citgo 6,” six former Citgo executives taken prisoner in Caracas in November 2017, were returned to prison Wednesday after spending approximately two months on house arrest. Five of the six […]

U.S. Government Confirms “Improvement in Conditions” for “Citgo 6”

U.S. Government Confirms “Improvement in Conditions” for “Citgo 6”

BUT WHEN WILL THEY BE FREED? by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 20, 2019) — On Friday morning, Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams confirmed in a press conference that an “improvement in conditions” has taken place for the “Citgo 6,” six former executives of the Venezuelan oil company based in Houston, TX. The development was first […]

U.S. State Department Provides Update on “Citgo 6”

U.S. State Department Provides Update on “Citgo 6”

BUT WHEN WILL THEY BE FREED? by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 27, 2019) — During a press briefing at midday on Wednesday, Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams provided a brief update on the “Citgo 6,” six former executives of the Venezuelan-owned Citgo oil company who were accused of corruption and imprisoned without due process in […]

Who are the “CITGO 6”?

Who are the “CITGO 6”?

SIX FORMER EXECUTIVES HELD WITHOUT TRIAL FOR 19 MONTHS by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 10, 2019) — On Monday, the U.S. State Department issued a bulletin calling for “the former Maduro regime” to “release the wrongfully detained ‘CITGO 6’ in Venezuela.”  “These men are suffering serious health conditions and must be released immediately,” the press release […]

Venezuela Has Held an American Citizen for More than 17 Months

Venezuela Has Held an American Citizen for More than 17 Months

HEALTH REPORTEDLY DECLINING AFTER POSSIBLE CONCUSSION IN JULY by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 14, 2017) — A press release from the U.S. State Department on Thursday called upon the Venezuelan government to release American citizen and Utahn Joshua Holt from the detention he has suffered for nearly 18 months. On Tuesday, Holt and his wife were […]

One of Obama’s Socialist Friends is Dead

One of Obama’s Socialist Friends is Dead

WILL VENEZUELA NOW BE A FRIEND OR FOE? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 5, 2013) — Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez was reported dead on Tuesday from cancer at the age of 58. Chavez was reportedly elected in early October 2012 “in a perfect victory” to a fourth six-year term after having been diagnosed with an unidentified […]