MEPs urge Portuguese bank to release Venezuelan funds for humanitarian supplies

In a letter to the CEO of Portuguese bank Novo Banco, a coalition of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and Irish politicians has urged the bank to release a payment from the Venezuelan Economic and Social Development Bank (BANDES) to the Pan American Health Organisation for syringes and vaccines for children. Novo Banco is reported to have declined to …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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