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Flights to Venezuela Suspended, Following US Sanctions

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Avianca decided to suspend its service to and from Venezuela on the same day that the U.S. announced sanctions against 13 Venezuelan senior officials and the opposition scheduled what turned out to be a flop of a "48-hour strike."

German Efromovich, the company’s chairman and main shareholder, has known links to the region’s right-wing elites including Argentina and Colombia.

Argentina’s judiciary is currently investigating Efromovich and Macri for a business deal involving presumed illicit association, fraud against the public administration, among other things.

The U.S carrier Delta has also announced that its last flight from the Venezuelan capital will depart on September 17.

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