The Trump administration has already imposed sanctions on Maduro and members of his government and Washington has indicated that it is prepared to go further.
The Muslim community of Catalunya expressed on Monday its repulsion towards the terrorist attacks last Thursday. Hours earlier, Catalan police confirmed the death of the author of the attack on the Rambla, which killed 15 people and left more than 100 injured.
The suspected Barcelona terror attacker, who last week drove a van through the Rambla boulevard killing 13 people was on Monday found wearing a fake explosives belt and shot dead by police, the regional force said.
The Spanish authorities said that the attacks that killed at least 14 people in Barcelona and Cambrils appeared to be part of a terrorist cell’s extensive plot led by the imam of a the small mountain town of Ripoll. He may have died a day before the attacks when explosives that the group was manufacturing accidentally detonated.
Six hours after a van killed 13 people and injured 100 in Las Ramblas,a popular seaside town 100 miles south of the Catalan capital was hit by second vehicle attack, leaving seven wounded.
During this Thursday’s afternoon a van railed against people who were walking one of the busiest streets of the touristic city.
President Trump defended his weekend remarks over the white supremacist rally and counterprotests in Charlottesville, Va., laying “blame on both sides” for the violence, but his words sent mixed messages.
A última hora de la noche las autoridades estadounidenses acusaron formalmente de asesinato en segundo grado a James Alex Fields Jr., de 20 años y natural de Ohio, como presunto autor del atropello.
The car attack came about two hours after state police in riot gear had cleared Emancipation Park, the site of the Robert E Lee statue. The city’s decision in February to remove the statue drew earlier protests by the “alt-right” and the Ku Klux Klan.
By unveiling on the same day a pair of divisive and incendiary policy initiatives, the Trump administration made clear that it opposes affirmative action for some Americans but supports it for others.