CARACAS Venezuelan law enforcement officers arrested an oil workers' union leader last fall in part due to concerns his tweets about fuel shortages would "generate commotion and panic," according to a transcript of a court hearing reviewed by Reuters.
CARACAS (Reuters) -Venezuela is interested in acquiring the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine for its inoculation campaign, parliament chief Jorge Rodriguez said on Monday, adding that authorities want to know more about its side effects.
CARACAS, March 18 Venezuelan farmers said on
Thursday that they had asked the government to allow them to
import diesel themselves to alleviate shortages of the fuel that
are hindering food production and distribution.
CARACAS/MEXICO CITY Venezuela is shipping jet fuel to Iran in return for vital gasoline imports for the South American nation as part of a swap deal agreed by the two state-run oil firms, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
CARACAS, Feb 10 Venezuela on Wednesday granted
house arrest to two managers at state oil company Petroleos de
Venezuela who were convicted on charges of divulging
confidential information, their defense attorney said in a
CARACAS Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party on Tuesday inaugurated a parliament controlled by allies of President Nicolas Maduro, while the opposition convened a rival committee of legislators in a virtual session, following disputed elections on Dec. 6.
CARACAS (Reuters) -The United States, the European Union and more than a dozen Latin American countries said on Monday they would not recognize the results of a parliamentary election in Venezuela, which saw allies of President Nicolas Maduro win a majority.
LA GUAIRA, Venezuela Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party would consider reforming the country's oil law if it retakes control of the legislature after the Dec. 6 election, Nicolas Maduro Guerra, son of the country's president and a candidate for congress, said on Thursday.
LA GUAIRA, Venezuela, Dec 3 Venezuela's ruling
Socialist Party would consider reforming the country's oil law
if it retakes control of the legislature after the Dec. 6
election, Nicolas Maduro Guerra, son of the country's president
and a candidate for congress, said on Thursday.
CARACAS/NEW YORK Venezuela had few options for obtaining gasoline on Friday after the United States seized four Iranian fuel shipments en route to the fuel-starved South American country, where protests intensified over widespread gasoline shortages.