José David Cabello

José David Cabello Rondón was appointed Venezuelan Minister of Infrastructure in July 2006.[1] In February 2008 he became the head of SENIAT, the Venezuelan tax agency.[2] He had previously been head of Conviasa (from April to June 2006).

José David Cabello Rondón
Venezuelan Minister of Infrastructure
In office
3 July 2006 – 1 February 2008
Preceded byRamón Carrizales
Succeeded byIsidro Ubaldo Rondón Torres
Personal details
Born (1969-09-11) 11 September 1969 (age 53)
Political partyUnited Socialist Party of Venezuela


The government of Canada sanctioned Cabello as being someone who participated in "significant acts of corruption or who have been involved in serious violations of human rights".[3][4] On 18 May 2018, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the United States Department of the Treasury placed sanctions in effect against Cabello. OFAC stated that Cabello would use his position in SENIAT for extortion and money laundering.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the brother of Diosdado Cabello.


  1. ^ (in Spanish) El Universal, 2 July 2006, JOSÉ CABELLO CONFIRMA QUE SERÁ NUEVO MINISTRO DE INFRAESTRUCTURA Archived 2011-07-10 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ (in Spanish) VTV, 2 February 2008, José David Cabello nuevo Superintendente del SENIAT[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Canadá impone sanciones a Maduro, El Aissami, Adán Chávez y Argenis Chávez, entre otros funcionarios". La Patilla (in European Spanish). 3 November 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  4. ^ "¡Conócelos! Los 19 funcionarios del gobierno bolivariano sancionados de nuevo por el gobierno de Canadá (lista)". La Patilla (in European Spanish). 3 November 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Treasury Targets Influential Former Venezuelan Official and His Corruption Network". Office of Foreign Assets Control. United States Department of the Treasury. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.