In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Sergio Cardenas holds a picture of himself with his father Gustavo as he sits on the lap of his mother Maria Elena Cardenas, Gustavo’s wife, at their home in Katy, Texas. Gustavo, a Citgo executive, has been held in detention by the Venezuelan government along with five other Citgo employees since November of 2017. Six American oil executives held in an overcrowded Venezuelan prison for 18 months finally got their day in court Friday only to see their hopes of being released dashed. Judge Rosvelin Gil, during a preliminary hearing, accepted prosecutor Aramay TerĂ¡n’s request that the six employees of Houston-based Citgo stand for trial on corruption charges. No date for the trial to begin was set. The decision was a painful blow to the families of the men who were initially heartened by news their loved ones would have the chance […]