News. Views. Hughes - March 21, 2019 (17:00 ET)
Citigroup to sell Venezuelan gold to recover loan
RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca joins News.Views.Hughes to discuss the Citigroup plans to sell several tons of gold placed as collateral by Venezuela’s Central Bank on the 1.1 billion dollar loan after failing to repay by the deadline. The bank plans to sell the gold as a guarantee- but it now has a market value of over 1.3 billion dollars- so Citigroup plans to deposit the excess of approximately 258 million dollars into a New York bank. Then Investigative journalist Ben Swann joins RT America’s Scottie Nell Hughes to weigh in.
Golan Heights: Trump wants it recognized as Israel’s land
President Donald Trump is calling on the United States to recognize Israel’s claim over the Golan Heights, a contested territory between Israel and Syria, which Israel has occupied for decades. The president’s comments come ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit next week. For more on this, Georgia state Representative Ladawn Jones and CEO of American Majority Ned Ryun join News.Views.Hughes to discuss.
Brexit curveball: May asks Brussels for an extra inning
Hilary Fordwich joins Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss the latest of the Brexit controversy , the UK PM Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn are in Brussels where the EU’s 27 remaining governments will decide whether a three-month Brexit extension will be granted.