Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady were arrested in Haiti and flown to the United States to face drug-trafficking charges, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Franqui Francisco Flores-de Freitas and Efrain Antonio Campo-Flores are nephews of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s wife, Cilia Flores, according to two sources. The two were arrested after allegedly conspiring to sell 800 kilograms of cocaine to be sold in New York, The Wall Street Journal reported. No charging documents were immediately available. Maduro, who heads into legislative elections next month, is slated to speak at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday to defend his country’s human-rights record.
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