Flights between U.S. and Venezuela suspended as unrest continues

Flights between U.S. and Venezuela suspended as unrest continues

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all passenger and cargo flights between the United States an

Over 40 Venezuelans killed, 850 detained in recent anti-Maduro protests: UN
Maduro rallies Venezuela armed forces as show of strength, saying ‘Loyal forever’
Russia warns Trump administration against ‘destructive meddling’ in Venezuela

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airports in the South American country.READ MORE: 35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassyIn a letter to the Transportation Department requesting the halt, the Department of Homeland Security said “conditions in Venezuela threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew travelling to or from that country.”
Get daily local headlines and alerts

COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 0
DISQUS: