By: Denise Simon | Founders Code
Spain seems to always be a ‘go-to’ destination for criminals. Anyone remember the Clintons’ old buddy Marc Rich, he fled to Marbella, Spain. International gangsters love Spain too, including the Russian mafia. As a sidebar, ever really wonder about that unique friendship of the Obama’s with King Juan Carlos Varela or the many Obama vacations there including just last year? Anyway… conflating perhaps…
The US Justice Department, which originally unsealed the charges in 2014, has requested Hugo Carvajal’s extradition.
Mr. Carvajal was a close ally of the country’s late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, but in February denounced his successor President Nicolás Maduro.
Known as El Pollo (The Chicken), Mr. Carvajal was a leading figure in Venezuelan politics for decades.Continue reading