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Exclusive: Rosneft's Sechin flies to Venezuela, rebukes Maduro over oil shipments

Nov 24 2018

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY The head of Russian oil company Rosneft , Igor Sechin, flew to Caracas this week to meet Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and complain over delayed oil shipments designed to repay loans, two sources briefed on the conversation said on Saturday.

Exclusive: U.S. weighs sanctions on Cuban officials over role in Venezuela crackdown

Nov 21 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuela's socialist government crackdown on dissent, according to a source with knowledge of the deliberations.

Exclusive: U.S. weighs sanctions on Cuban officials over role in Venezuela crackdown - source

Nov 21 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuela's socialist government crack down on dissent, according to a source with knowledge of the deliberations.

Exclusive: France's Perenco, Russia's Gazprombank named in Venezuela graft case - source

Nov 01 2018

WASHINGTON Anglo-French oil company Perenco and Russian financial firm Gazprombank have been identified in testimony by a former Venezuelan state oil company official who said he received millions of dollars in bribes in return for giving them preferential treatment, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.

EXCLUSIVE-France's Perenco, Russia's Gazprombank named in Venezuela graft case - source

Nov 01 2018

WASHINGTON, Nov 1 Anglo-French oil company Perenco and Russian financial firm Gazprombank have been identified in testimony by a former Venezuelan state oil company official who said he received millions of dollars in bribes in return for giving them preferential treatment, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-PDVSA ships $35 mln oil cargo to pay dividends to ONGC -sources

Oct 31 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI, Oct 31 Venezuela's state-run PDVSA has shipped a crude cargo valued at $35 million as partial payment to Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd for overdue dividends from a joint venture, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: PDVSA ships $35 million oil cargo to pay dividends to ONGC - sources

Oct 31 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI Venezuela's state-run PDVSA has shipped a crude cargo valued at $35 million as partial payment to Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd for overdue dividends from a joint venture, according to two people familiar with the matter.

EXCLUSIVE-PDVSA ships $35 mln oil cargo to pay dividends to ONGC -sources

Oct 31 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI, Oct 31 Venezuela's state-run PDVSA has shipped a crude cargo valued at $35 million as partial payment to Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd for overdue dividends from a joint venture, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Venezuela shakes up PDVSA management as oil production tanks: sources

Oct 17 2018

CARACAS Venezuela is tapping at least five new top executives to state oil company PDVSA, six sources said on Wednesday, but the changes are unlikely to halt the unraveling of the OPEC member's oil industry under military management.

Fleeing hardship at home, Venezuelan migrants struggle abroad, too

Oct 15 2018

VILLA DEL ROSARIO, Colombia Every few minutes, the reeds along the Tachira River rustle. Smugglers, in ever growing numbers, emerge with a ragtag group of Venezuelan migrants – men struggling under tattered suitcases, women hugging bundles in blankets and schoolchildren carrying backpacks. They step across rocks, wade into the muddy stream and cross illegally into Colombia. | Video

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