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OAS chief to Venezuela: I am not a CIA agent

The secretary-general of the influential Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, defends himself against Venezuelan accusations that he’s part of a ploy to topple embattled Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

Venezuela

Venezuela detains two amid Panama Papers scandal

Venezuelan authorities have detained relatives of a former presidential security guard after his name appeared in the files of the Panamanian law firm of Mossack Fonseca. The Interior Ministry in a statement late Wednesday said it had arrested Josmel Velásquez Figueroa and his mother, Amelis Figueroa, “due to their alleged ties to the Panama Papers case.”

Andres Oppenheimer

Venezuela nearing total “collapse”

A recent International Monetary Fund report that Venezuela will reach a 720 percent inflation rate this year — the highest in the world — has drawn a lot of media attention, but what I heard from a senior IMF economist this week was even more dramatic.

Immigration

Woman in immigration fraud case has until June to decide plea decision

The judge presiding over the immigration fraud case against a prominent member of the Venezuelan exile community has agreed to give the defendant, Maylin Silva, until June to decide whether she will go to trial or plead guilty. In a separate case, a Cuban immigrant — Josefa Siverio — has pleaded guilty to charges related to immigration fraud and her sentencing has been scheduled for June.

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