Chavez threatens to expel European banks
VENEZUELA: President Hugo Chavez says European banks in Venezuela may
have to go.
Chavez says he could expel banks and other businesses from European
countries that apply controversial rules to deport illegal immigrants.
The socialist president said during an Independence Day address
Saturday that the threat is “serious.”
The EU Parliament passed new guidelines in June to standardize the
deportation process. They contain contentious measures such as long
Chavez has threatened to cut off oil and block investments from
countries that apply the rules, which he said show “signs of fascism.”
Caracas, Sunday, AP