• Venezuela's socialist boss to head constitutional Assembly

    3 monthes ago - By National Post

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's all-powerful National constitutional Assembly has named as its new chief a man deemed by U.S. officials to be an international drug trafficker.
    Socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello took the oath as the assembly's president Tuesday.
    The international community condemned the constitutional Assembly's formation last year as President Nicolas Maduro's move to rob power from the opposition-controlled National Assembly.
    The United States recently listed Cabello among 70 high-ranking officials accused of gutting Venezuela's democracy.
    U.S. officials sanctioned...
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