Gober, an elderly female Sumatran orangutan who is blind in both eyes due to cataracts, lies down with her twin babies at a rehabilitation center in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The twins were born on Jan. 21, from two blind parents.
Pressure from Congress to impose sanctions over the repression, in which 40 protesters were killed and scores jailed, spiked after the failed extradition this week of a Venezuelan general, an alleged cocaine trafficker.
The visa restrictions target 24 high-ranking Venezuelan officials including Cabinet members, senior judiciary members, and senior military, police, and National Guard members and come amid escalating tensions.
Joran Van der Sloot is alleged to have played a role in the disappearance of American Natalie Holloway on Aruba seven years ago. Joran Van der Sloot is currently in a Peruvian prison after confessing to killing a Lima woman in 2010.
Peru is evaluating a request to extradite Dutch citizen Joran Van der Sloot to the US in connection with the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba, his lawyer said on Monday.
Van der Sloot accepted the Peruvian murder charges against him, Wednesday, which may allow a Judge in Alabama to declare Natalee Holloway dead based on the adjudication of Van der Sloot, the only suspect in her killing.