CARACAS/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela Yusbell Arcaya used to earn more than seven times the minimum wage as a human resources analyst at a university in western Venezuela, but socialist President Nicolas Maduro's economic reforms changed all that.
CARACAS/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela Carpenter Jose Narvaez had planned to flee Venezuela and emigrate to the nearby Caribbean island of Aruba towards the end of the year, until Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro unveiled his plan to turn around the crumbling economy.
PUNTO FIJO/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela After Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's 60-fold increase to the minimum wage, storeowners on Saturday wrestled with an anguishing decision: Close up shop or hit customers with steep price hikes at the risk of sinking the business.
HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA has limited the damage from an unprecedented slump in crude exports by transferring oil between tankers at sea and loading vessels in neighboring Cuba to avoid asset seizures.
HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Aug 7 Venezuela's state-run
oil company PDVSA has limited the damage from an unprecedented
slump in crude exports by transferring oil between tankers at
sea and loading vessels in neighboring Cuba to avoid asset
HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela Venezuela has begun testing seaborne oil transfers to ease a severe backlog of crude deliveries from its main terminals, according to sources and data, as chronic delays and production declines could temporarily halt state-run PDVSA's supply contracts if they are not cleared soon.
PUNTO FIJO Venezuela has arrested the former refining boss of state oil company PDVSA for alleged corruption, two sources told Reuters on Monday, extending a crackdown on the OPEC nation's ailing oil sector.
PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela A furnace exploded during a unit restart at Venezuela's largest refining complex, injuring two workers, a union leader and a family member of one of the victims said on Wednesday.
MARACAY, Venezuela, Oct 31 A slop tank at
Venezuela's massive Amuay refinery overflowed this week and
products have spilled, polluting the nearby bay and staining
tankers, according to a union leader and two refinery workers.
PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela/HOUSTON Venezuela's main refining complex, hobbled by a lack of oil and maintenance issues, is down to operating at about a third of its 955,000-barrel-per-day capacity, according to a union official and documents from the state-run oil company PDVSA.