Venezuela's gold diplomacy gamble -—Nicolas Maduro is trying to use the country's gold to raise cash and make friends.

Venezuela’s Maduro to sell gold reserves to prop up regime. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is preparing to sell a large portion of his country’s gold reserves for cash in a desperate attempt to keep his failing regime solvent, according to a report. Fifteen tons of high-quality gold were to be sold to the United Arab Emirates in coming days in return for euros as part