Explainer: Delta dominates the world, but scientists watch for worrisome offspring

Explainer: Delta dominates the world, but scientists watch for worrisome offspring

Pedestrians walk along a shopping street after the Austrian government placed roughly two million people who are not fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on lockdown, in Vienna, Austria, November 15, 2021. REUTERS/Lisi NiesnerCHICAGO, Nov 15 (Reuters) – The Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus now accounts for nearly all of the coronavirus infections … Read more

Venezuela’s Maduro ally Saab pleads not guilty to U.S. money laundering charge

Venezuela's Maduro ally Saab pleads not guilty to U.S. money laundering charge

Alex Saab Moran is seen in a booking photograph available to Reuters on October 17, 2021. Broward County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERSMIAMI, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Alex Saab, an ally of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, has pleaded not guilty to a U.S. charge of conspiring to launder money, according to a court document filed on … Read more

Miami professor requests light sentence in Venezuela money laundering case

Miami professor requests light sentence in Venezuela money laundering case

NEW YORK, Nov 10 (Reuters) – A University of Miami professor who has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges he helped launder funds from Venezuela on behalf of businessman Alex Saab has requested a lenient sentencing because of his ill health and advanced age, court records show.Bruce Bagley, who studied drug trafficking and organized crime in … Read more

U.S. judge dismisses most money laundering charges against Maduro ally Saab

U.S. judge dismisses most money laundering charges against Maduro ally Saab

A woman walks by a mural in support of the liberation of Colombian businessman and envoy Alex Saab, who is detained in Cape Verde on charges of laundering money for the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela September 9, 2021. REUTERS/Leonardo Fernandez Viloria/File PhotoNov 1 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in Florida … Read more

Maduro ally Saab to plead not guilty to money laundering -lawyer

Maduro ally Saab to plead not guilty to money laundering -lawyer

Oct 28 (Reuters) – Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman who became a special envoy for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, will plead not guilty to money laundering charges when arraigned on Monday, his lawyer Henry Bell told Reuters.In a case that pits the United States against Maduro’s socialist administration, Saab was arrested last year in Cape … Read more