Venezuela opposition leader begs the Bank of England not to send $1.2 billion in gold to Maduro’s ‘illegitimate and kleptocratic regime’
|01/28/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Guaidó sent a letter to UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, asking them not to allow access to $1.2 billion of Venezuelan gold reserves to President Nicolas Maduro.
- Maduro wants to sell the gold, and the money would be used “to repress and brutalize the Venezuelan people,” Juan Guaidó wrote in the letter.
- Maduro’s government in November approached the Bank of England about removing roughly 16.5 tons of gold — worth about $550 million. That figure has more than doubled after a deal with Deutsche Bank.
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