Category: Venezuela

14th Nov 2019

Carvajal missing in Spain following grant of permission to extradite

Following the reversal of a Spanish court’s decision to refuse the extradite Major General Hugo Carvajal to the US on charges of drug trafficking, authorities have been unable to locate him. On 16 September 2019 Spain’s highest criminal court (“Audiencia National”) rejected the US request, declaring it to be politically motivated, and ordered his release. […]

18th Sep 2019

Spain rejects US request to extradite Hugo Carvajal

On Monday 16 September, Spain’s highest criminal court (“Audiencia National”) ordered the release of Major General Hugo Carvajal, the former intelligence chief of Venezuela, after it rejected an American request to extradite him to the US on charges of drug trafficking. Mr Carvajal served as military intelligence chief for several years under Hugo Chávez, the […]

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