Venezuelan president indicted on drug trafficking charges in U.S.

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro was indicted in the U.S. on allegations of narco-terrorism and cocaine trafficking. 

U.S. Attorney General William Barr, announced the charges on Thursday, saying, "Venezuela is permitting Colombians linked with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army — known by its Spanish initials, "FARC" — to use its airspace to fly cocaine north through Central America to destinations in North America."

The charges involve Maduro and other political and military leaders in Venezuela. 

NPR reports, the State Department has offered a $15 million reward for his capture.