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In photos: New crop of Venezuelan officials slapped with U.S. sanctions before constituent assembly elections

U.S. President Donald Trump sanctioned 13 senior officials linked to the Venezuelan government four days before a critical vote on a "constituent assembly" that will re-write the constitution and govern the country on an interim basis.
Por: Univision
Publicado: 26 Jul | 01:54 PM EDT
Tibisay Lucena
1/13
Tibisay Lucena, the President of Venezuela's National Electoral Council and President of Venezuela's National Board of Elections, who is organizing Sunday's election. Foto: JUAN BARRETO/Getty Images | Univision
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Elias Jaua
2/13
Elías Jaua, former Vice President of Venezuela, is the head of Venezuela's Presidential Commission for the Constituent Assembly. Foto: LEO RAMIREZ/Getty Images | Univision
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Tarek William Saab
3/13
Tarek William Saab, Venezuela's Ombudsman. Foto: FEDERICO PARRA/Getty Images | Univision
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Iris Varela
4/13
Iris Varela, Venezuela's Former Minister of the Penitentiary Service. Foto: Getty Images | Univision
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Carlos Alfredo Pérez Ampueda
5/13
Carlos Alfredo Pérez Ampueda, National Director of Venezuela's Bolivarian National Police. Foto: @correo_orinoco/Twitter | Univision
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Ministro de Relaciones Interiores de Venezuela
6/13
Venezuela's Minister of Interior, Justice, and Peace, Néstor Luis Reverol. He was formerly the Commander General of Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard and Director of Venezuela's Anti-Narcotics Agency. Foto: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/Getty Images | Univision
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Carlos Erik Malpica Flores
7/13
Former National Treasurer of Venezuela and the nephew of the first lady, Carlos Erik Malpica Flores. Foto: Twitter: @pdvsamalpica | Univision
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Alejandro Flemins
8/13
Minister of Commerce Alejandro Fleming. Foto: Jacquelyn Martin/Ap | Univision
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Comandante de la Guardia Nacional Bolivarina
9/13
The Commander General of Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard, Sergio Rivero Marcano. Foto: @ochinaVE | Univision
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Simón Zerpa
10/13
Simón Zerpa, Vice President of Finance for Petroleos de Venezuela. Foto: Twitter | Univision
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Jesús Suárez Chourio
11/13
General Commander of Venezuela's Bolivarian Army, Jesús Suárez Chourio. Foto: @RADIOTIUNAFM | Univision
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Franklin García Duque
12/13
Former National Director of Venezuela's Bolivarian National Police, Franklin García Duque. Foto: Cristian Hern·ndez/Efe | Univision
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Rocco Abisini
13/13
President of Venezuela's National Center for Foreign Commerce, Rocco Albisinni. Foto: @galindojorgemij/Twitter | Univision