Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a campaign rally in La Guaira

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a campaign rally in La Guaira

President Maduro launched his Petro crypto coin in late 2017 with the aim of circumventing US trade sanctions and easing the pressure on the ever-sliding bolivar. Photo: Reuters / Carlos Garcia Rawlins

May 3, 2018 5:02 PM (UTC+8)