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Obama Touts Clean Energy In Bid To Restore U.S. Leadership In Caribbean

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

(Updates paragraph 4 to reflect Obama's departure) By Matt Spetalnick KINGSTON, April 9 (Reuters) - President Barack Oba...

How Countries Around The World Are Coping With Falling Oil Prices

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.24.2014 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we look at the impact of a steep decline ...

Venezuelan Heating Oil Hasn't Shown Up In U.S. Yet

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Massachusetts-based nonprofit run by Joseph P. Kennedy II that has distributed nearly a half billion dollars worth of Venezuel...

The Key Factors That Will Determine Venezuela's Election

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2013 | World

CARACAS, March 8 (Reuters) - President Hugo Chavez's death paves the way for elections within weeks that will test whether his brand of "21st Centur...

Chavez Throws Obama Some 'Love'

Shirin Barghi | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

Beneath the blistering anti-American rhetoric and typical tough guy act, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seems to have nursed a soft spot for America...

In Unsettling Development for Washington, Venezuela Ramps Up China Oil Exports

John C.K. Daly | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
John C.K. Daly

So, where does Washington go from here? If it wants to preserve its increasingly tenuous foothold in a nation with the world's largest oil reserves, it might begin by engaging in some honest diplomacy.

Suspended Venezuelan Governor Says He Is Victim Of Oil Spill Cover-Up

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

* Briceno suspended by ruling Socialist Party * Says he was "sacrificed" for speaking out over oil leak * Has been sparr...

Venezuela To Pay Exxon Mobil Hundreds Of Millions Less Than Originally Thought

AP | By FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela said Monday it has successfully defended itself in an international arbitration case brought by Exxon Mobil Corp. and ...

Venezuelan Energy Minister Now Controls World's Biggest Oil Reserves

The Guardian | Virginia Lopez | Posted 10.19.2011 | World

Rafael Ramírez should be ranked as one of the most powerful men in the world. As the Venezuelan minister for energy, he is also head of the country's...

Thanks Dad for Failing: Even When Dads Fall Short, Good Can Come of It

Will Wright | Posted 08.27.2011 | Impact
Will Wright

I got to live in exotic places, mix with various cultures, learn how others lived (and thought). All that "internationalizing," as my father called it, would help me later as a foreign correspondent reporting from various parts of the world.

Hugo Chavez Threatens To Cut Off Oil Sales To U.S. Over Colombia Dispute

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez threatened on Sunday to cut off oil sales to the United States if Venezuela is attacked by its U.S.-a...

Green News Report -- May 13, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate bill ...

Venezuela Oil Output Likely To Plunge 8%

El Universal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The production of Venezuelan oil, the largest source of income in the country, could plunge in 2009 by 8 percent due to output problems and delinquent...

Venezuela Referendum: Plebiscite On Chavez | Charlie Devereux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS -- Venezuelans will vote for a second time on Sunday on whether to scrap term limits, in a referendum that will lay plain their feelings abo...

Senator McCain: One More Such 'Victory' and We're Ruined

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

McCain's insistent claims that the US is winning the war in Iraq thanks to his "surge" strategy is the military-political equivalent of the junk securities that Wall Street's shady financiers have been peddling.

New Hampshire To Accept Free Oil From Chavez

AP | NORMA LOVE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CONCORD, N.H. — Two years ago, New Hampshire refused to accept heating oil from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the pro-Castro U.S. critic who...

The Terrorist in the $10 Gallon Hat

Michael Rowan and Doug Schoen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Rowan and Doug Schoen

This Independence Day weekend, if you gas up at one of Venezuela's CITGO stations, ask yourself if you want to add to the $37 billion Americans will pay to Chavez this year for his over-priced gas.

Venezuela Cuts Oil Supply To Exxon

CNNMoney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Venezuela's state oil company said Tuesday it has stopped selling crude to Exxon Mobil and has suspended commercial relations with the U.S.-based oil ...

Chavez Threatens to Halt Oil Sales to US

AP | SANDRA SIERRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez on Sunday threatened to cut off oil sales to the United States in an "economic war" if Exxon Mobil Co...