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Exclusive: Venezuela opposition eyes U.N. asset protection as option to save Citgo

20 Sep 2019

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition is preparing to seek an asset protection program from the United Nations to prevent creditors from seizing the country's crown jewel overseas asset, U.S. refiner Citgo, a lawmaker and two opposition sources told Reuters.

Venezuela's rival factions take power struggle to U.N. after talks fail

19 Sep 2019

CARACAS/WASHINGTON Venezuela's rival political factions will take their power struggle to New York next week, where representatives of President Nicolas Maduro and opposition chief Juan Guaido will each try to convince a gathering of world leaders at the United Nations that their boss is the country's legitimate head of state.

Young Venezuelan ball players 'wanted to stay' in U.S.

18 Sep 2019

MARACAIBO, Venezuela While playing for Venezuela in baseball's Little League World Series in the United States last month, 12-year-old Adrian Salcedo ate tacos and Chick-fil-A, donned a virtual reality headset to envision himself hitting home runs in big league ballparks and marvelled at the lush grass of the fields. | Video

Florida banking group pushed for sanctions exemption for ordinary Venezuelans

18 Sep 2019

CARACAS An industry group representing Florida banks pushed for an exemption to U.S. sanctions on Venezuela that were issued last week, executives said on Tuesday, arguing the measures had affected customers with no ties to President Nicolas Maduro.

Florida banking group pushed for sanctions exemption for ordinary Venezuelans

17 Sep 2019

CARACAS, Sept 17 An industry group representing Florida banks pushed for an exemption to U.S. sanctions on Venezuela that were issued last week, executives said on Tuesday, arguing the measures had affected customers with no ties to President Nicolas Maduro.

Exclusive: Venezuela's congress to consider new, scaled-back oil reform

15 Aug 2019

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress is considering reforms to the country's oil law that would open up the sector to private investment but are scaled back from the sweeping changes outlined in a past proposal, according to a draft of the bill seen by Reuters.

PDVSA partners fear reach of latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela -sources

14 Aug 2019

CARACAS Foreign joint venture partners with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA are concerned the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American country could disrupt their operations, three industry sources said.

Explainer: U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's trade and oil industry partners

14 Aug 2019

HOUSTON/CARACAS The United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduro's government, as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out.

PDVSA partners fear reach of latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela -sources

14 Aug 2019

CARACAS, Aug 14 Foreign joint venture partners with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA are concerned the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American country could disrupt their operations, three industry sources said.

New Venezuela sanctions protect Citgo, encourage debt talks: opposition

06 Aug 2019

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Citgo from seizure by creditors.

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