narco nephews

Venezuela’s ‘Narco Nephews’ Case Hints at Govt Complicity in Drug Trade

Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady have been found guilty of drug crimes in a US federal court, with several pieces of evidence presented during the trial pointing to complicity in the drug trade by high-level figures in the Venezuelan government…

This piece was co-written with Tristan Clavel. Read it in its entirety at InSight Crime.

Venezuela First Lady’s Brother Implicated in International Drug Deal

The brother of Venezuela’s first lady reportedly set up an international cocaine trafficking deal that landed her nephews in US federal court, another indication that involvement in the drug trade reaches high levels of the Venezuelan government…

Read this piece in its entirety at InSight Crime.

Witness Killings Deepen Mystery in Venezuela ‘Narco Nephews’ Case

At least two witnesses in a politically-charged drug case involving relatives of Venezuela‘s president have reportedly been murdered, raising questions about whether the so-called “narco nephews” were part of a larger trafficking operation…

Read this piece in its entirety at InSight Crime.