Resistance and Dialogue: Venezuela’s Temporary Sanctions Relief

An infographic detailing Washington's sanctions relief measures for Venezuela.

On October 18, the US Treasury Department issued four general licenses, (temporarily) lifting sanctions on Venezuela’s banking, aviation, gold and oil sectors.

After seven years of ramped-up coercive measures, a Venezuelan migrant surge, global energy concerns and the failure of regime-change efforts forced Washington to change track and opt for sanctions relief, but with constant warnings that sanctions may be unilaterally snapped back.

The following infographic breaks down the licenses, their impact and possible obstacles.

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