Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gestures during the United Socialist Party of Venezuela's annual congress on July 31, 2014, at Caracas' Mountain Barracks, where the remains of Venezuelan former president Hugo Chavez (on screen) rest.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gestures during the United Socialist Party of Venezuela's annual congress on July 31, 2014, at Caracas' Mountain Barracks, where the remains of Venezuelan former president Hugo Chavez (on screen) rest. JUAN BARRETO AFP/Getty Images
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gestures during the United Socialist Party of Venezuela's annual congress on July 31, 2014, at Caracas' Mountain Barracks, where the remains of Venezuelan former president Hugo Chavez (on screen) rest. JUAN BARRETO AFP/Getty Images

Obama signs off on sanctions against Venezuela

December 18, 2014 5:06 PM