Nicolas Maduro is a Venezuelan politician, who has been president of Venezuela since 2013. He was previously minister of foreign affairs under former president Hugo Chavez. Maduro is often accused of being a dictator.
Nicolas Maduro has been declared the winner of Sunday’s presidential election, which saw a 46.1 percent turnout, according to Venezuela’s electoral council, after the opposition branded the vote a fraud and called for a boycott.
The US has criticized the upcoming Venezuelan elections as 'fake,' and rushed to support 'democracy' by slapping a top ruling-party member with new sanctions and accusing President Nicolas Maduro of drug-trade profiteering.
Investors have purchased some $735 million worth of Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency on the very first day of pre-sale, according to President Nicolas Maduro, who praised it as means of breaching the US financial blockade.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has proposed holding talks with his US counterpart Donald Trump. Maduro extended the olive branch to Trump on Twitter, the US president’s favorite social media site.
President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro wants the world’s major oil producers to create a mechanism for issuing cryptocurrencies. Caracas is about to start the pre-sale of its own oil-backed digital currency, the petro.