- Russia's Rosneft terminates Venezuela operations, oil loads canceled due to sanctions
Rosneft announced its withdrawal from its oil projects in Venezuela on Saturday through a coordinated sale of assets to an undisclosed company controlled by the Russian government.
CNBC. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:46:40 GMT.
- Russian Oil Firm Pulls Out of Venezuela Amid Squeeze on Maduro
Russia's Rosneft has transferred its assets in Venezuela to a company fully owned by Vladimir Putin's government, a move apparently intended to shield Russia's largest oil producer from U.S. ...
Newsmax. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 17:18:27 EDT.
- Virus Fuels Calls for Sanctions Relief on Iran, Venezuela
American companies have been blocked from doing business with Iran and Venezuela for almost two years, after the Trump administration unilaterally pulled out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.
Voice of America. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 06:53:47 -0400.
- Top EU Diplomat: 'Venezuela or Iran May Well Collapse'
The European Union's top diplomat warned Wednesday the ongoing coronavirus outbreak could cause Iran or Venezuela to "collapse without our support," the Washington Examiner reports.
Newsmax. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:05:24 EDT.
- Venezuela, already in crisis mode, struggles to fight coronavirus
COVID-19 has reached Venezuela, creating an additional threat to a burdened healthcare system.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 21:39:03 GMT.
- Fear as Colombia closes border with Venezuela over coronavirus
Move will push vulnerable Venezuelans to use informal border crossings, making coronavirus fight harder, experts say.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 14 Mar 2020 20:23:40 GMT.
- US Accuses China, Iran, Venezuela, Cuba of Human Rights Abuses
Violations include forced disappearances, attacks on journalists and arbitrary detentions.
Voice of America. Wed, 11 Mar 2020 21:42:19 -0400.
- Norwegian Refugee Council chief urges Venezuela exodus aid
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - The head of the Norwegian Refugee Council said Tuesday that the world is not doing enough to help Colombia respond to the influx of migrants from neighboring Venezuela. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 10 Mar 2020 19:52:06 -0400.
- Venezuela warehouse blaze destroys voting machines
The fire destroyed tens of thousands of voting machines and hundreds of computers used in elections.
BBC News. Mon, 09 Mar 2020 12:05:38 GMT.
- Venezuela fire: Thousands of voting machines burned
A blaze razes the main warehouse holding machines used in elections in Venezuela.
BBC News. Mon, 09 Mar 2020 11:41:35 GMT.
- Oil near 1-month high on supply threats, easing demand woes
Brent oil prices held near one-month highs on Thursday supported by China's efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicenter of the outbreak and supply concerns in Venezuela and Libya.
CNBC. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:32:33 GMT.
- Extinct giant turtle had horned shell of up to three meters
Paleobiologists have discovered exceptional specimens in Venezuela and Colombia of an extinct giant freshwater turtle called Stupendemys. ...
Science Daily. Wed, 12 Feb 2020 15:02:00 EST.
- Chevron's Venezuela Operations Get Another 90-Day Waiver
Had there been no waiver extensions, Chevron's (CVX) exit would follow close on the heels of various other U.S.-based players that left Venezuela.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:22:00 GMT.
- Trump administration gives five energy companies another three months in Venezuela
Trump administration officials have given five energy companies with strong ties to Houston another three months in the oil fields of the troubled South American nation of Venezuela.
Sergio Chapa, Houston Chronicle. Houston Chronicle. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 20:00:00 UTC.
- US sanctions Venezuelan lawmakers ahead of day of protests
There are calls for the U.S. to do more in Venezuela, especially to stop Russia's support.
ABC News. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 19:57:43 -0500.
- Reuters: Russia says election of new parliament leader in Venezuela was democratic
Russian Foreign Ministry said on Jan. 6 the election of a new parliament leader in Venezuela was a result of a democratic procedure. Read more here. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:17:47 +0000.
- Washington Post: How Giuliani got involved in back-channel talks with Maduro
The international call came in September 2018, after months of rising tension between the United States and Venezuela, a key strategic player in South America. Read more here. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Mon, 30 Dec 2019 09:23:19 +0000.
- Venezuela's Christmas lights glow after a dark year
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - After a tumultuous year in Venezuela with unprecedented blackouts, the country's government has put up brilliant displays of Christmas lights, trying to spread a little holiday cheer. ...
Scott Smith. Washington Times. Fri, 20 Dec 2019 14:11:18 -0500.
- A 'good amount' of Venezuela's millions of fleeing migrants won't ever return, UN envoy says
The Venezuela migration crisis has now entered a new stage in which many of those fleeing their country's devastating economic downturn and political turmoil are increasingly unlikely to return, a United Nations special envoy said.
CBC News. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 11:54:32 EST.
- Venezuelan mayor seizes Baker Hughes office for "not paying local taxes"
A mayor in Venezuela temporarily seized an office belonging to Houston oilfield service company Baker Hughes alleging that the company "chronically failed to pay municipal taxes."
Sergio Chapa, Houston Chronicle. Houston Chronicle. Fri, 8 Nov 2019 21:48:59 UTC.