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The battle for Citgo: How Venezuela's opposition leaders seized control

Asdrubal Chavez, chief executive of Houston-based Citgo Petroleum Corp, boarded the Venezuelan-owned firm's corporate jet in Caracas on Jan. 30, after meeting with top officials of the embattled administration of socialist President Nicolas Maduro about the latest U.S. oil sanctions.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Venezuela, Houston, Nicolás Maduro, Caracas, Citgo, Citgo Petroleum Corp, Asdrubal Chavez


The battle for Citgo: How Venezuela opposition leaders seized control

Asbrubal Chavez, chief executive of Houston-based Citgo Petroleum Corp, boarded the Venezuelan-owned firm's corporate jet in Caracas on Jan. 30, after meeting with top officials of the embattled administration of socialist President Nicolas Maduro about the latest U.S. oil sanctions.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Venezuela, Houston, Nicolás Maduro, Caracas, Citgo, Citgo Petroleum Corp, Asbrubal Chavez


The best strategy for gold trading

This year is projected to be an exciting one for the gold market. The global economic growth and instabilities will drive gold demand, maintaining it the first choice of many investors. Read below how this market is doing so far, which are the factors that influence it and which is the best strategy to trade gold asset. Gold remains a safe investment in 2019 Although gold found some support in October, following a surge in U.S. Treasury yields which triggered a sell-off in equities, the asset’s ...
Tags: China, Sales, More, United States, South Africa, Venezuela, U S Treasury, Federal Open Market Committee FOMC, United States Australia Russia, TradeFw


Brigade of volunteers vow to bring aid to Venezuela’s needy

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — As President Nicolas Maduro deploys missiles and infantrymen to Venezuela’s borders bracing for what he claims is U.S. coup plot disguised as humanitarian aid, his opponents are rallying their own troops. Nurses, doctors, engineers and homemakers have volunteered by the thousands to distribute the food and medicine in the face of […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Caracas, Venezuela AP


Oil hovers near 2019 highs amid OPEC cuts

Oil prices hovered around 2019 highs on Thursday, bolstered by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran, but were capped by slowing growth in the global economy.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Venezuela


Oil hovers near 2019 highs amid OPEC cuts, but economic slowdown weighs

Oil prices hovered close to 2019 highs on Thursday, bolstered by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran, but were prevented from rising further by slowing growth in the global economy.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Venezuela


Venezuela gets fuel from Russia, Europe but the bill soars

Venezuela is paying heavy premiums for fuel imports from Russia and Europe, with fewer than a dozen sellers seeing the risk as worth the reward after flows from the United States dried up because of sanctions, trading sources said and data showed.
Tags: Europe, Money, Russia, businessNews, United States, Venezuela, Russia Europe


Oil ticks over near 2019 highs amid OPEC cuts, but economic slowdown applies brakes

Oil prices hovered close to 2019 highs on Thursday, bolstered by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran, but were prevented from rising further by slowing growth in the global economy.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Venezuela


Oil near 2019 highs amid OPEC cuts, sanctions on Iran and Venezuela

Oil prices hovered just below 2019 highs on Thursday, bolstered by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Venezuela


Venezuelan oil chief blames fire on opposition

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s oil minister is blaming a fire at an important oil pumping station on opponents of President Nicolas Maduro. Maj. Gen. Manuel Quevedo says Tuesday’s fire at the Ero Station in Venezuela’s Orinoco belt region was extinguished without human injuries. On Wednesday, he blamed the blaze on the “opposition right” and […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Venezuela, Caracas Venezuela, Orinoco, Nicolas Maduro Maj Gen Manuel Quevedo, Ero Station


How Alphabet’s Jigsaw think tank is fighting radicalization online

Jigsaw — a unit within Alphabet — is one of the most important projects working towards countering cyber attacks, censorship, and online extremism. Using AI and machine learning, Jigsaw is tackling political challenges with technology, not policy. One of their most recent projects is the security app Intra, which protects its users from government censorship by passing all browsing queries and traffic through an encrypted connection to a trusted DNS (Domain Name Server). The app has been a succe...
Tags: Startups, Politics, World, Artificial Intelligence, Venezuela, Jigsaw, TNW Answers, Patricia Georgiou Jigsaw


How Google’s Jigsaw think tank is fighting radicalization online

Jigsaw — a tech incubator created by Google — is one of the most important projects working towards countering cyber attacks, censorship, and online extremism. Using AI and machine learning, Jigsaw is tackling political challenges with technology, not policy. One of their most recent projects is the security app Intra, which protects its users from government censorship by passing all browsing queries and traffic through an encrypted connection to a trusted DNS (Domain Name Server). The app has ...
Tags: Google, Startups, Politics, World, Artificial Intelligence, Venezuela, Patricia, Jigsaw, TNW Answers


Jailed Citgo executives in limbo amid Venezuela turmoil

HOUSTON (AP) — A faint voice comes through the crackled phone line. On the other end, Tomeu Vadell, speaking from a military counterintelligence prison in Venezuela’s capital, asks his daughters in Louisiana whether they’ve gone to church and says he plans to spend his Sunday doing pushups to keep his body and spirit intact. The […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Nation, Venezuela, Louisiana, Houston, Citgo, Tomeu Vadell


Venezuela, Iran oil sanctions are worth short-term pain

With sanctions, many times you end up hurting yourself. But that’s not to say that the sanctions on Iran and Venezuela are not the right course of action.
Tags: Finance, Iran, Article, Venezuela, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/oil, Fox-business/industries/energy, Venezuela Iran, Fox-business/politics/white-house, Fox-business/politics, Fox-business/personal-finance, Fox-business/opinion, Phil Flynn


Oil prices hit 2019 highs amid supply cuts, trade talk hopes

Oil prices on Monday hit their highest levels since November last year, lifted by OPEC-led supply cuts, U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, and hopes that the Sino-U.S. trade dispute may soon end.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Venezuela


Oil prices near 2019 highs on supply cuts, trade talk optimism

Oil prices on Monday hit their highest levels since November last year, lifted by OPEC-led supply cuts, U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, and hopes that the Afro-American trade dispute may soon end.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Venezuela


Russia's Gazprombank freezes accounts of Venezuela's PDVSA - source

Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce the risk of the bank falling under U.S. sanctions, a Gazprombank source told Reuters on Sunday.
Tags: Money, Russia, businessNews, Venezuela, Reuters, PDVSA, Gazprombank


Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts.
Tags: Money, Washington, Germany, Russia, Eu, Iran, businessNews, Merkel, Venezuela, Mike Pence


Exclusive: India advises refiner to avoid U.S. system for Venezuela oil buying - source

India has asked one buyer of Venezuelan oil to consider paying the South American nation's national oil company PDVSA in a way that avoids the U.S. financial system, an Indian government source said, after Washington imposed fresh sanctions on Venezuela last month.
Tags: Money, Washington, India, businessNews, Venezuela, PDVSA


Exclusive: Trafigura halts oil trade with Venezuela - source

Global commodities firm Trafigura has decided to stop trading oil with Venezuela due to U.S. sanctions on the OPEC nation's energy sector, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, Venezuela, Trafigura


Oil hits 2019 highs on OPEC cuts, U.S. sanctions

Brent crude oil prices hit 2019 highs above $65 per barrel on Friday, spurred by U.S. sanctions against Venezuela and Iran as well as OPEC-led supply cuts.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Venezuela


Oil prices hit 2019 highs amid OPEC-led supply cuts

Oil prices rallied on Friday, with Brent crude futures hitting fresh 2019 highs amid U.S. sanctions against Venezuela and Iran and supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Brent, Venezuela


What socialism is — according to Bernie Sanders

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has been calling himself a democratic socialist since the 1960s.Bernie's use of the word "socialist" has attracted both love and ire from the left.His definition of socialism is vague, but is the basis for many peoples' understanding of the concept. The unexpected level of serious consideration that many Americans are giving to socialism is due, in large part, to the popularity of Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democratic primaries. The U.S. senator's support for "soc...
Tags: Politics, Democracy, Government, America, Economics, United States, New York Times, Innovation, Denmark, Venezuela, Associated Press, Norway, Vox, Vermont, Paul Krugman, Bernie Sanders


Money transfers from Venezuela did not breach regulations: Bulgarian bank

Money transfers from Venezuela to accounts at Bulgarian bank Investbank did not breach any regulations or international sanctions, the small local lender said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Venezuela, InvestBank


Bulgaria freezes accounts receiving millions from Venezuela

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Officials in Bulgaria say they have frozen several bank accounts that received millions of euros transferred from Venezuela’s state-owned oil company. Chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov said Wednesday that the money was meant to be eventually sent to accounts abroad. “All measures have been taken so that the funds that are still […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Bulgaria, Venezuela, Sofia, Bulgaria AP, Sotir Tsatsarov


Global oil supply to swamp demand in 2019 despite output cuts - IEA

The global oil market will struggle this year to absorb fast-growing crude supply from outside OPEC, even with the group's production cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran, the International Energy Agency said in a report on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, IEA, Venezuela, Iran the International Energy Agency


Oil pushed up by deepening OPEC cuts, sanctions on Venezuela

Oil prices rose on Wednesday as producer club OPEC said it had cut supply deeply in January and as U.S. sanctions hit Venezuela's oil exports.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, Venezuela


Oil pushed up by deepening OPEC supply cuts, sanctions on Venezuela

Oil prices rose on Wednesday as producer club OPEC said it had cut supply deeply in January and as U.S. sanctions hit Venezuela's oil exports.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, Venezuela


Venezuela turns to India for oil exports as U.S. sanctions bite

Venezuela's oil exports have tapered off and shifted toward India since new U.S. sanctions began Jan. 28 as state-run oil company PDVSA seeks to replace deliveries to the United States and Europe that were disrupted by payment restrictions.
Tags: Europe, Money, India, businessNews, United States, Venezuela, PDVSA


Venezuela turns to India as sanctions cut oil flow to U.S., Europe

Venezuela's oil exports have tapered off and shifted toward India since new U.S. sanctions began Jan. 28 as state-run oil company PDVSA seeks to replace deliveries to the United States and Europe that were disrupted by payment restrictions.
Tags: Europe, Money, India, businessNews, United States, Venezuela, PDVSA



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