Day: June 2, 2021

Venezuela says eight abducted soldiers rescued

Venezuela says eight abducted soldiers rescued

image copyrightEPAimage captionOn 15 May, Gen Vladimir Padrino confirmed that the eight had been seized Eight Venezuelan soldiers seized by an armed group near the Colombian border have been rescued, Venezuela’s Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino says. Gen Padrino did not give any details about the mission in which the eight were freed, or of the …

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Venezuela oil exports fell in May due to outage, diluent shortage -data

Venezuela oil exports fell in May due to outage, diluent shortage -data

An oilfield worker walks next to pipelines at PDVSA’s Jose Antonio Anzoategui industrial complex in the state of Anzoategui April 15, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Venezuela’s oil exports fell to 593,550 barrels per day (bpd) in May as a result of an outage in its main producing region and a lack of diluents to produce …

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In Venezuela, Covid-19 Data Is a State Secret, but Citizens See Many Deaths

In Venezuela, Covid-19 Data Is a State Secret, but Citizens See Many Deaths

On most days, Venezuela’s authoritarian government reports a daily Covid death toll of about 17 victims, a strikingly low number given that South America as a continent currently records the highest mortality rate of the pandemic. But Venezuelan funeral service operators say they regularly cremate at least six times more bodies a day than the official toll—a …

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Guerrillas Release Captive Venezuelan Troops After Humiliating FANB | Caracas Chronicles

Guerrillas Release Captive Venezuelan Troops After Humiliating FANB

Politics According to the Maduro regime, the Venezuelan armed forces rescued the eight prisoners held by the dissident FARC front that is fighting in Apure. The truth is that they were released after a negotiation in Cuba PRR Team June 2, 2021 On June 1st, the Bolivarian Armed Forces announced triumphantly that they rescued eight …

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Venezuelan opposition reshuffles boards overseeing U.S. refiner Citgo

Venezuelan opposition reshuffles boards overseeing U.S. refiner Citgo

Citgo Petroleum refinery is pictured in Sulphur, Louisiana, U.S., June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Venezuela’s political opposition on Tuesday approved the replacement of members of the boards overseeing Citgo Petroleum Corp as factions in the movement led by Juan Guaido try to gain greater influence over Houston-based oil refiner. Citgo split from Venezuelan state-run oil …

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London court hearings over Venezuela gold to resume in July, official says

A London court next month will hold hearings in a dispute between Venezuela’s government and opposition over control of gold held in the Bank of England, the head of the South American nation’s central bank said on Tuesday. The English Court of Appeal in October set aside a previous decision which concluded that opposition leader …

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