U.S. arrests two Venezuelans who say they’re related to President Maduro

November 12, 2015 4:07 PM

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U.S. arrests two Venezuelans who say they’re related to President Maduro

Justice Department officials said on Thursday they are charging two men claiming to be relatives of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with cocaine importation conspiracy.

The men, named Efraín Antonio Campo Flores and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas, according to the indictment, were arrested in Haiti. The document describes them participating in meetings in Venezuela in October regarding a shipment of cocaine that was to be sent to the United States.

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