Maduro halts talks with opposition to protest US sanctions | World

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, heart, and first girl Cilia Flores, wave to supporters as they go away the Nationwide Pantheon after attending a ceremony to commemorate an 1800’s independence battle, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Sweeping new U.S. sanctions freeze all the Maduro authorities’s belongings within the U.S. and even threaten to punish firms from third international locations that maintain doing enterprise together with his socialist administration. The primary couple is accompanied by Protection Minister Gen. Padrino Lopez.