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Oil slick washes up on western Venezuelan coast -lawmakers

Aug 03 2020

VALENCIA, Venezuela, Aug 3 An oil slick washed up over the weekend on the coastline of Venezuela's western Falcon state, known for pristine beaches and nature preserves, two opposition lawmakers said on Monday, though there was no official comment on the spill's provenance.

UPDATE 5-Iranian tanker docks in Venezuelan port, domestic refining rises

May 25 2020

VALENCIA, Venezuela/CARACAS May 25 The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela has moored at a port serving the El Palito refinery, the oil minister said on Monday, and Refinitiv Eikon data showed a second vessel had entered its waters.

Venezuela blackout drags into third day, Maduro announces 'load management'

Mar 28 2019

CARACAS/VALENCIA, Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Wednesday called on supporters to take to the streets this weekend to protest a nationwide power outage, while President Nicolas Maduro announced a "load management" plan for the coming days. | Video

Venezuela's Guaido launches national tour in 'new phase' to oust Maduro

Mar 16 2019

VALENCIA, Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader and National Assembly head Juan Guaido said on Saturday he was launching a "new phase" in his push to oust President Nicolas Maduro, pledging to travel across the country before "reclaiming" the presidential palace.

Venezuela's Guaido launches national tour in 'new phase' to oust Maduro

Mar 16 2019

VALENCIA, Venezuela, March 16 Venezuelan opposition leader and National Assembly head Juan Guaido said on Saturday he was launching a "new phase" in his push to oust President Nicolas Maduro, pledging to travel across the country before "reclaiming" the presidential palace.

Fuel shortages the new normal in Venezuela as oil industry unravels

Nov 13 2018

VALENCIA/CARACAS With chronic shortages of basic goods afflicting her native Venezuela, Veronica Perez used to drive from supermarket to supermarket in her gray Chevrolet Aveo searching for food.

From Unilever to Ford, companies in Venezuela cling on by cutting products

Aug 31 2018

CARACAS/VALENCIA, Venezuela Unilever's factory in the outskirts of the northern Venezuelan city of Valencia once bustled with activity as it produced everything from soap to toothpaste for one of South America's wealthiest economies.

Venezuelan streets quiet after currency devaluation

Aug 21 2018

CARACAS/VALENCIA, Venezuela Venezuela's streets were quieter than normal on Tuesday, as a currency devaluation and package of economic measures by socialist President Nicolas Maduro went into effect, and the opposition asked storekeepers to shut up shop in protest.

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