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Oil storage tanks explode in Venezuela, while main terminal resumes shipments

Mar 13 2019

CARACAS/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela Two storage tanks exploded at a heavy-crude upgrading project in eastern Venezuela on Wednesday, according to an oil industry source and a legislator, while the country's main oil terminal resumed shipments after a prolonged blackout.

UPDATE 2-Storage tanks explode at Venezuela heavy oil project -sources

Mar 13 2019

March 13 Two storage tanks have exploded at the Petro San Felix heavy-crude upgrading project in eastern Venezuela, according to an oil industry source and a legislator.

Venezuela, blaming U.S. for six-day blackout, orders diplomats to leave

Mar 12 2019

CARACAS Venezuela ordered American diplomats on Tuesday to leave within 72 hours after President Nicolas Maduro accused U.S. counterpart Donald Trump of cyber "sabotage" that plunged the South American country into its worst blackout on record. | Video

Venezuela give U.S. diplomats 72 hours to leave, blames Trump for blackout

Mar 12 2019

CARACAS, March 12 Venezuela ordered American diplomats to leave the country within 72 hours on Tuesday after President Nicolas Maduro accused U.S. counterpart Donald Trump of cyber "sabotage" that plunged the OPEC nation into its worst blackout on record.

Venezuela blackout halts most oil exports, hits crude upgrading: sources

Mar 11 2019

CARACAS/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA has been unable to resume crude exports at its primary port since last week's blackout, according to people familiar with the matter, indicating that the country's massive power outage is crippling the OPEC nation's principal industry.

Venezuela's Guaido calls for massive protest as blackout drags on

Mar 10 2019

CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called on citizens nationwide to travel to the capital Caracas for a protest against socialist President Nicolas Maduro, as the country's worst blackout in decades dragged on for a third day. | Video

Venezuela's Guaido to lead rally as blackout lingers

Mar 09 2019

CARACAS, March 9 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday will lead a rally in the capital of Caracas to maintain pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as authorities slowly restored power after the country's worst blackout in decades.

Venezuela's Guaido vows to paralyze public sector to squeeze Maduro

Mar 05 2019

CARACAS Opposition leader Juan Guaido held talks with Venezuela's public sector unions on Tuesday about staging strikes to help bring down the government, as President Nicolas Maduro said a "crazed minority" bent on destabilizing the country would be defeated.

Venezuela's Guaido in talks with unions to call public sector strike

Mar 05 2019

CARACAS Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he was in talks with unions about calling strikes for state workers in a bid to paralyse the public sector, tightening pressure on a weakened President Nicolas Maduro by targeting his key support base.

In jab at Maduro, Guaido makes triumphant return to Venezuela

Mar 04 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a court-imposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. | Video

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