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Alexandra Ulmer

From farms to slums, Indian women on sharp end of jobs crisis

Mar 19 2019

CHINCHOLI, India A few years ago, in this sweltering corner of western India, the horizon was dotted with hunched, barefoot women swinging sickles all day to cut wheat for the spring harvest.

Special Report: Oil output goes AWOL in Venezuela as soldiers run PDVSA

Dec 26 2018

CARACAS Last July 6, Major General Manuel Quevedo joined his wife, a Catholic priest and a gathering of oil workers in prayer in a conference room at the headquarters of Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA. | Video

From U.S. suburbs, 'friends of Modi' set to blitz India with calls in re-election drive

Dec 24 2018

CLARKSBURG, Maryland On a chilly Sunday morning in this quiet American suburb, IT consultant Madhu Bellam scoured a spreadsheet with contact details for over 1,500 Indian voters. He punched numbers into his phone and rang his hometown of Hyderabad, a tech hub in southern India about 8,800 miles away.

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.

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