Venezuela Guaido calls for halt to ‘blood gold’ flow

DAVOS, Switzerland: Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday (Jan 22) that the government needed to halt the illegal flow of gold out of the South American country and sanctions might be needed.

"The first thing to do is to stop the illegal traffic of gold. We need to protect indigenous population. It is blood gold," Guaido said during an address to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

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"Maybe there is a need for sanctions," he said in comments relayed through an interpreter, adding that Venezuela's neighbour Colombia was already helpinRead More – Source