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Vitol Sees Oil Recovery This Year After Big Slump From Virus - Bloomberg

Vitol Sees Oil Recovery This Year After Big Slump From Virus - Bloomberg:The oil market is poised for a recovery but will have to first tackle a severe virus-induced demand slump, the chief of Vitol Group said.The market is facing a 200 million-barrel demand loss in the first quarter, with a 4 million-barrels-a-day decrease in China currently as the virus hits economic activity and restricts travel, Chief Executive Officer Russell Hardy said. While that adds to similarly pessimistic views, inclu...
Tags: Travel, China, Opec, Libya, Venezuela, Bloomberg Television, International Energy Agency, Hardy, Vitol Group, Vitol, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Russell Hardy


Why Didn't Donald Trump Invade Venezuela? Look To The U.S. Navy

Venezuela has been undergoing serious political upheaval.
Tags: News, Venezuela, Donald Trump, U S Navy


MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets end higher, Doha Bank lifts #Qatar - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets end higher, Doha Bank lifts Qatar - Reuters:Most Gulf markets closed higher on Thursday amid risingoil prices, with Qatar outperforming as Doha Bank jumped after releasing afive-year plan.Oil prices held near one-month highs on Thursday supported by China'sefforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases and supplyconcerns in Venezuela and Libya. Brent crude futures were up 7 cents at $59.19 a barrel by 0939 GMT.In Qatar, the index closed up 0.6% ...
Tags: Travel, China, Qatar, Libya, Venezuela, Gulf, Qatar Islamic Bank, Doha Bank, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Qatar Reuters


Oil firms on supply threats and easing demand woes

Oil prices rose on Thursday supported by China's efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicentre of the outbreak and supply concerns in Venezuela and Libya.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Venezuela


Swiss bank Julius Baer slammed for money laundering failures

Swiss bank Julius Baer has been reprimanded by the country's watchdog for ignoring money laundering risks in handling millions of francs of suspect payments linked to corruption in Venezuela and world soccer body FIFA.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Venezuela, Julius Baer


Oil near one-month high on supply threats, easing demand woes

Brent oil prices held near one-month highs on Thursday supported by China's efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicentre of the outbreak and supply concerns in Venezuela and Libya.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Venezuela


A million children left behind as Venezuela crisis tears families apart

As the country battles economic collapse, parents have been forced to migrate, leaving their offspring in the care of family, neighbours or sometimes aloneIt has been four months since Isabel Carrasco skipped her crumbling country, entrusting her daughters to a neighbour to join modern South America’s largest ever exodus.Carrasco’s destination was Guyana, although the woman now raising her children isn’t sure which part. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Global development, Venezuela, South America, Nicolás Maduro, Guyana, Carrasco, Isabel Carrasco


Latest Rosneft sanctions ratchet up U.S. threats for foreign firms dealing with Venezuela

Washington's move this week to sanction a trading unit of Russian oil giant Rosneft for its ties with Venezuela's state-run PDVSA escalated threats facing non-U.S. firms and will likely spur "overcompliance" by companies, analysts and industry sources said.
Tags: Money, Washington, businessNews, Venezuela, Rosneft, PDVSA


Use Of U.S. Dollar In Venezuela Sustains Some Economic Activity Under U.S. Sanctions

President Nicolás Maduro has allowed the use of U.S. dollars to revive Venezuela's collapsing economy, jumpstarting business and consumption for those with greenbacks. Those without may go hungry.
Tags: News, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro


Maduro accused of "disappearing" US oilmen as trial delayed

Family members of six American oil executives jailed in Venezuela are accusing Nicolas Maduro’s government of “forced disappearance” after the men were inexplicably missing for the scheduled start of their trial on Wednesday. Veronica Vadell said that lawyers for her father, Tomeu Vadell, and the five other executives from Houston-based Citgo had been waiting at a Caracas courthouse for more than six hours for the men to be transferred by the nation's intelligence police. The arrest took place...
Tags: News, White House, US, Venezuela, Houston, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Caracas, Maduro, Citgo, Juan Guaido, Tomeu Vadell, Veronica Vadell


Oil up more than 2% on slowing coronavirus cases, U.S. move on Venezuela

Oil prices gained more than 2% on Wednesday as worries eased about demand declining due to the spread of coronavirus cases in China, while supplies tightened as the United States moved to cut off more Venezuelan crude from the market.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Venezuela


Oil up 2.5% on slowing pace of coronavirus, U.S. move on Venezuela

Oil prices rose 2.5% on Wednesday as demand worries eased with a slowing of new coronavirus cases in China and supply curtailed by a U.S. move to cut more Venezuelan crude from the market.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Venezuela


Oil Hits Two-Week High on Supply Risks From Venezuela to Libya - Bloomberg

Oil Hits Two-Week High on Supply Risks From Venezuela to Libya - Bloomberg:Oil climbed to the highest level this month as sanctions on Rosneft Trading and escalating tensions in Libya threatened global crude supply.Futures rose as much 2.5% in New York on Wednesday. The U.S. sanctioned a unit of Russia’s Rosneft PJSC for maintaining ties with Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro and the state-run oil company, putting Venezuela’s ability to export crude in jeopardy. Meanwhile, cease-fire talks were suspend...
Tags: Travel, New York, Russia, Libya, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Rosneft, Khalifa Haftar, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Rosneft PJSC, Libya Bloomberg, Mike Hiley


What to find in the Plaza Grande of Quito

The Plaza Grande or Plaza de la Independencia, is located on Av. Venezuela between Chile and Espejo. It is one of the biggest attractions of the colonial center of Quito. In it some of the architectural jewels are discovered which were fundamental pieces so that it has been declared by the United Nations, as Cultural […] The post What to find in the Plaza Grande of Quito appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Chile, Attractions, United Nations, Venezuela, South America, Ecuador, Regions, Going Out, Quito, Plaza de la Independencia


Impact of U.S. sanctions on oil market and on Rosneft

The United States on Tuesday ramped up pressure on Venezuela by blacklisting a subsidiary of Russian state oil major Rosneft that Washington said provides a financial lifeline to President Nicolas Maduro's government.
Tags: Money, Washington, businessNews, United States, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Rosneft


Supply Risks From Rosneft to Libya Push Crude Back Toward $60 - Bloomberg

Supply Risks From Rosneft to Libya Push Crude Back Toward $60 - Bloomberg:Oil jumped back above $58 a barrel and was set for the longest run of gains in more than a year as U.S. sanctions on Russia’s largest producer and conflict in Libya shifted the focus to supply threats from virus-driven demand concerns.The U.S. sanctioned a unit of Russia’s Rosneft PJSC for maintaining ties with Venezuela’s president and its state-run oil company, threatening to crimp the nation’s ability to export crude. I...
Tags: Travel, Asia, China, Russia, Bloomberg, Libya, Venezuela, Rosneft, Tripoli, Khalifa Haftar, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Rosneft PJSC


Oil up on slowing pace of coronavirus, Venezuela sanctions

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, with Brent gaining for a seventh straight day, after a slowing of new coronavirus cases in China eased demand worries and supply was curtailed by a U.S. move to cut more Venezuelan crude from the market.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Venezuela


DeFiance: billion-dollar finance, million-dollar hacks, and very little value

Over the last year or so, much-to-most of the cryptocurrency world has pivoted from the failure of “fat tokens” and ICOs, and the faltering growth of “Layer 2” payments like Lightning and the late Plasma Network, to the new hotness known as “DeFi,” which this week was used to … hack? acquire? steal? It’s pretty ambiguous … a cool million dollars. DeFi stands for Decentralized Finance. It’s supposed to be an entire alternative financial system. One day, its visionaries say, you will be able to us...
Tags: TC, Opinion, Tech, Zimbabwe, Venezuela, Défi, Plasma Network


U.S. slaps sanctions on Russian oil firm in swipe at Venezuela's Maduro

The United States on Tuesday ramped up pressure on Venezuela by blacklisting a subsidiary of Russian state oil major Rosneft that President Donald Trump's administration said provides a financial lifeline to President Nicolas Maduro's government.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Rosneft, Maduro


Venezuela crisis: US blacklists Russian oil firm for helping Maduro

The move freezes any US-held assets of Rosneft Trading SA, accused of supporting Venezuela's leader.
Tags: News, US, Venezuela, Maduro, Rosneft Trading SA


U.S. blacklists unit of Russian oil giant to hurt Venezuela's Maduro

The United States on Tuesday tightened financial restrictions on Venezuela, blacklisting a subsidiary of Russian state oil major Rosneft that President Donald Trump's administration has said provides a lifeline to President Nicolas Maduro's government.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Rosneft, Maduro


US announces sanctions on Russian oil firm for supporting Venezuela's Maduro

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced sanctions against a Russian oil firm accused of supporting the Maduro regime -- the latest in a string of actions aimed at forcing the embattled Venezuelan leader from power.
Tags: US, Cnn, Venezuela, Trump, Maduro


U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Russian Oil Company Supporting Venezuela’s Leader

The sanctions seek to pressure President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela to give up power, nearly two years after he was re-elected in a widely disputed vote.
Tags: News, Russia, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Rosneft, Trump, Maduro, Nicolas, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Donald J, Embargoes and Sanctions, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, U S Imposes Sanctions on Russian Oil Company


A Free and Fair Presidential Election Is Venezuela’s Way Forward

Efforts to end the country’s crisis at the ballot box must synchronize national, regional and international approaches.
Tags: News, Venezuela, Juan, Maduro, Nicolas, Politics And Government, Lima Group, Guaido


The trade-offs and limitations of US sanctions options

The United States has two different kinds of law to put pressure on another country and its leaders. One set of laws deals with unfair practices like China’s violations of American patents and support of state-owned industries. Those practices prompted US tariffs, which then prompted Chinese retaliatory tariffs last year.  A limited truce was announced January 15, but many tariffs still remain. Other laws are much broader, allowing the president to impose tariffs against imports, or sanctions ag...
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Venezuela suspends airline after Guaidó's flight home

Venezuelan authorities suspended a Portuguese airline on Monday days after it carried opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his uncle home from an international tour aimed at ousting President Nicolás Maduro. Guaidó's flight to Caracas on TAP Air Portugal ended his three-week tour through Europe and into the Trump White House. Venezuelan authorities arrested Guaidó's uncle upon landing, accusing him of trying to bring a small amount of explosives into the nation.
Tags: Europe, News, Venezuela, Caracas, Air Portugal, Juan Guaido, Guaido, Nicolás Maduro Guaidó, Trump White House Venezuelan


Venezuela: a year on from the failed uprising

Tom Phillips, the Guardian’s Latin America correspondent, is back in Venezuela a year on from the attempted coup that failed to remove president Maduro from power. While conditions in Caracus appear slightly improved, outside the capital conditions in schools and hospitals are appalling – and getting worse. Also today: Jess Cartner-Morley on pockets A year ago, the crisis in Venezuela reached a new pitch as the politician Juan Guaidó led an attempt to overthrow the country’s president, Nicolás M...
Tags: Health, Americas, World news, Guardian, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Latin America, Caracas, Maduro, Jess Cartner Morley, Tom Phillips, Anushka Asthana, Juan Guaido, Caracus


Denouncing the U.S., Venezuelan Troops and Militias Stage Drills

(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuela’s armed forces and civilian militias took the streets in cities, beaches and border regions on Saturday for drills ordered by President Nicolás Maduro, amid tensions between Washington and Caracas. Despite the maneuvers, there are no indications that the U.S. plans any military intervention in Venezuela. Washington has focused on political and diplomatic pressure in its efforts to oust Maduro, only saying last year that it had not ruled out a military option...
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Denouncing US, Venezuelan troops, militias stage drills

Venezuela's armed forces and civilian militias took the streets in cities, beaches and border regions on Saturday for drills ordered by President Nicolás Maduro, amid tensions between Washington and Caracas. Despite the maneuvers, there are no indications that the U.S. plans any military intervention in Venezuela. Washington has focused on political and diplomatic pressure in its efforts to oust Maduro, only saying last year that it had not ruled out a military option.
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U.S. condemns detention of Venezuela opposition leader Guaido's uncle

The U.S. State Department on Saturday condemned the detention of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's uncle as politically motivated and demanded his immediate release. Juan Jose Marquez was detained on Tuesday on his return to Venezuela after a three-week international tour. "The preposterous charges that have been put forward further exemplify the increasing desperation of Maduro and his corrupt associates," said State Department spokesman Morgan Ortagus in a statement.
Tags: News, Venezuela, State Department, U S State Department, Maduro, Morgan Ortagus, Juan Guaido, Guaido, Juan José Márquez