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The United States expanded sanctions list for Venezuela

The United States expanded the sanctions list against the government of Venezuela, added three citizens of Mexico, eight companies and two oil tankers, the report said the U.S. Treasury.

At the same time, two tankers and two companies were excluded from the list.

USA January 2019 not recognize Nicolas Maduro the President of the country, and I think the interim head of state leader of the Venezuelan opposition of Juan Guido, illegally proclaimed himself President.

The US imposed against Venezuela a set of sanctions, the most painful of which was the freezing of accounts of countries in Europe and the blocking of assets and interests in oil and gas, PDVSA, the jurisdiction of the United States at $ 7 billion, and the prohibition of transactions with them. According to the White house, another 11 billion dollars should make up the loss in oil supplies.