US judge rejects Maduro ally’s claim of diplomatic immunity


              Venezuelan President of the National Assembly Jorge Rodriguez speaks during a demonstration demanding the release of Colombian businessman Alex Saab, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. For more than two years, almost since the time of his arrest on U.S. warrant,  Saab has insisted he is a Venezuelan diplomat targeted for his work helping the South American country circumvent American economic sanctions. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
            
              People march with posters showing Colombian-born businessman Alex Saab  in a demonstration demanding his release, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. For more than two years, almost since the time of his arrest on U.S. warrant,  Saab has insisted he is a Venezuelan diplomat targeted for his work helping the South American country circumvent American economic sanctions. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
            
              Camilla Fabri, wife of Colombian businessman Alex Saab, speaks during a demonstration demanding his release, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. For more than two years, almost since the time of his arrest on U.S. warrant,  Saab has insisted he is a Venezuelan diplomat targeted for his work helping the South American country circumvent American economic sanctions. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
            
              A woman holds a poster showing Colombian-born businessman Alex Saab in a demonstration demanding his release, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. For more than two years, almost since the time of his arrest on U.S. warrant,  Saab has insisted he is a Venezuelan diplomat targeted for his work helping the South American country circumvent American economic sanctions. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
US judge rejects Maduro ally’s claim of diplomatic immunity