Alex Saab, the businessman linked to the Maduro government, “was an informant for the DEA”

Alex Saab, the businessman linked to the Maduro government, “was an informant for the DEA”

Saab mug shot. Photo: REUTERS / Courtesy He is considered a key ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and was also reportedly an “active” collaborator with the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Court documents released this Wednesday in the United States indicate that Colombian businessman Alex Saab, who is detained in Miami, where he is … Read more

Increase in covid-19 cases in Florida delays hearing of Colombian-Venezuelan Alex Saab

Increase in covid-19 cases in Florida delays hearing of Colombian-Venezuelan Alex Saab

The spread of COVID-19 cases in Florida forced a delay in the process. Photo: CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP / Getty Images The hearing to schedule the trial of the Colombian-Venezuelan businessman Alex Saab, considered the front man of the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and accused in the United States of conspiracy to launder money, … Read more

North American justice anticipates hearing of Alex Saab in the case of money laundering

North American justice anticipates hearing of Alex Saab in the case of money laundering

Alex Saab is linked to Nicolás Maduro, for committing several crimes of corruption. Photo: FEDERICO PARRA / AFP / Getty Images This Thursday the advancement of the hearing of the Colombian businessman, Alex Saab, in Miami, for next December 6 was known. Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. approved a motion requested by the defendant’s defense … Read more

Colombian businessman Alex Saab pleads not guilty before US justice

Colombian businessman Alex Saab pleads not guilty before US justice

Alex Saab is accused by the US for several crimes related to corruption with the Government of Venezuela. Photo: FEDERICO PARRA / AFP / Getty Images This Monday the Colombian businessman Alex Saab declared himself “innocent”, who is accused by the North American justice of having laundered hundreds of millions of dollars and other corruption … Read more

Before his arrest, Maduro’s ally Alex Saab would have met with US agents.

Before his arrest, Maduro’s ally Alex Saab would have met with US agents.

A banner with the face of Alex Saab. Photo: FEDERICO PARRA / AFP / Getty Images Documents from a court case maintain that Before being arrested in 2019, Nicolás Maduro’s ally Alex Saab met clandestinely with US law enforcement agencies to give you information about the Venezuelan government. Saab, an entrepreneur who is reported to … Read more

Alex Saab: the United States justice withdraws 7 of the 8 charges as part of the extradition agreement

Alex Saab: the United States justice withdraws 7 of the 8 charges as part of the extradition agreement

Saab police image. Photo: REUTERS / copyright A Miami judge lifted the money laundering charges against businessman Alex Saab, an ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Saab, however, remains charged with conspiracy to launder money, according to his court file. For this charge, he could be sentenced in the United States to a maximum of … Read more

The US Attorney’s Office asks the Miami court to dismiss seven of the eight charges against Colombian Alex Saab

The US Attorney’s Office asks the Miami court to dismiss seven of the eight charges against Colombian Alex Saab

The US Attorney’s Office asks the Miami court to dismiss seven charges against Alex Saab. Photo: Manaure Quintero / Getty Images The United States Prosecutor’s Office asked the Miami Court to dismiss seven of the eight charges related to the Colombian businessman and alleged front man of Nicolás Maduro, Alex Saab, as reported by the … Read more

The US offers a reward for information about a Colombian partner of Alex Saab

The US offers a reward for information about a Colombian partner of Alex Saab

These individuals profited from subsidized food for Venezuelans. Photo: JUAN BARRETO / AFP / Getty Images The Department of State announced on Friday a reward of up to $ 10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of the Colombian businessman Álvaro Pulido Vargas, alleged partner of the extradited Alex Saab. This offer … Read more

The United States accuses 3 Colombians and 2 Venezuelans of being part of the corruption scheme associated with Alex Saab

The United States accuses 3 Colombians and 2 Venezuelans of being part of the corruption scheme associated with Alex Saab

Three Colombian citizens and two Venezuelans, including a Chavista high command, were accused by a Florida court of executing a corruption scheme that profited from importing food and medicine to Venezuela. Among the defendants are Álvaro Pulido Vargas, a Colombian businessman, and José Gregorio Vielma Mora, a Chavista politician and military man who, among other … Read more

The US offers a reward for the Colombian Álvaro Pulido, alleged partner of Alex Saab

The US offers a reward for the Colombian Álvaro Pulido, alleged partner of Alex Saab

The United States Department of State offered this Friday a reward of $ 10 million dollars for information that allows the arrest of Álvaro Pulido, alleged partner of Colombian businessman Alex Saab, for “money laundering in connection with a foreign bribery scheme.” At release the US State Department detailed that the reward is related to … Read more

State Department criticized Maduro for suspending dialogue with the opposition after the extradition of Alex Saab

State Department criticized Maduro for suspending dialogue with the opposition after the extradition of Alex Saab

Ned Price made it clear that the charges brought against Alex Saab have nothing to do with the Venezuelan dialogue. Photo: Kevin Lamarque / POOL / AFP / Getty Images WASHINGTON – The US State Department on Monday criticized the government of Venezuela for interrupting the dialogue with the Venezuelan opposition in Mexico and putting … Read more

Venezuela’s strong reaction to the extradition of Alex Saab to the US

Venezuela’s strong reaction to the extradition of Alex Saab to the US

The Venezuelan government’s reactions to the extradition of Alex Saab from Cape Verde to the United States last Saturday were swift. As soon as it was learned that the Colombian businessman was on board a plane on his way to Florida as part of the extradition process, the Venezuelan government issued the first statement at … Read more

Nicolás Maduro accuses the US of giving a “fatal stab” to the dialogue in Mexico in the case of Alex Saab

Nicolás Maduro accuses the US of giving a “fatal stab” to the dialogue in Mexico in the case of Alex Saab

Nicolás Maduro’s government announced the suspension of dialogues in Mexico with opponents after the arrest of Alex Saab. Photo: PRENSA MIRAFLORES / EFE He presidete from Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, accused the US of giving a “fatal stab” to the dialogue that was taking place in Mexico between the ruling Chavismo and the opposition, after extraditing … Read more