Wed, Dec 18 2013
CARACAS, Dec 18 - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro held a rare meeting with opponents on Wednesday, challenging them to collect signatures to oust him in 2016 if they wanted but to work with him in the meantime.
Mon, Dec 16 2013
CARACAS, Dec 16 - President Nicolas Maduro's government said on Monday it is revamping Venezuela's decade-long exchange controls by expanding the use of a complementary currency auction system to fight against a rampant black market for dollars.
CARACAS, Dec 16 - Venezuela said on Monday it is revamping its decade-long exchange controls by expanding the use of a complementary currency auction system to stop capital flight and combat the black market for greenbacks.
CARACAS, Dec 16 - Venezuela is boosting the use of the foreign exchange system known as Sicad to increase the amount of local currency it receives from oil revenue, tourism and gold sales, the country's oil minister Rafael Ramirez said on Monday.
Sun, Dec 8 2013
CARACAS, Dec 8 - Venezuelans voted in municipal elections on Sunday that are the biggest political test yet for President Nicolas Maduro as he tries to halt an economic slide and preserve the socialist legacy of his late mentor, Hugo Chavez.
Fri, Dec 6 2013
LONDON, Dec 6 - The oil market is on the cusp of a new cycle, Goldman Sachs said on Friday, with demand in the United States growing at a faster pace than in emerging economies such as China and India for the first time in a decade.
Thu, Dec 5 2013
CARACAS, Dec 5 - Nationwide local polls this weekend are President Nicolas Maduro's first electoral test since taking power and will show what Venezuelans think of his socialist government's radical response to deepening economic problems.
Tue, Dec 3 2013
* Easing of shipping insurance ban may help limited oil export rise
Thu, Nov 14 2013
CARACAS, Nov 14 - PDVSA President Rafael Ramirez said the Venezuelan state oil company's new $4.5 billion bond offer is starting on Thursday.
Thu, Oct 31 2013
BERLIN, Oct 31 - The U-S.-led shale boom will have a lasting impact on global energy prices and push crude oil prices down to $80 a barrel, according to an analysis by Germany's BND intelligence agency obtained by Reuters on Thursday.
These days Washington is not known for bipartisanship, but every now and then a breakthrough is made. It is noteworthy that Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, and Senator John McCain, a Republican, are appearing together at a forum in Sedona, Arizona on Friday.