UPDATE 2-U.S. considers sanctions to restrict Visa, Mastercard in Venezuela -official

The United States is
considering imposing financial sanctions that could prohibit
Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc and other financial
institutions from processing transactions in Venezuela, a senior
Trump administration official said on Thursday.

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