Maduro ally Alex Saab extradited to U.S. as Venezuela suspends opposition talks

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It wasn’t instantly clear whether or not the boys — who had been convicted and sentenced final 12 months to prolonged jail phrases in a corruption case that america says was marred by irregularities — had been being returned to jail, or whether or not the transfer was linked in any solution to Saab’s extradition. A lawyer for the boys informed the Related Press that he didn’t know the place they had been being taken. All six males — appearing president and chief govt José Ángel Pereira and vice presidents Tomeu Vadell, Gustavo Cárdenas, Jorge Toledo, Alirio Zambrano and José Luis Zambrano — had been born in Venezuela. 5 are naturalized U.S. residents; one is a U.S. everlasting resident.