USD 23 million to repair damages in Amuay refinery
This fund will be used to finance works for the repair and replacement of dwellings
This fund will be used to finance works for the repair and replacement of dwellings, and also to support small retailers whose stores were damaged by fire. The fund will be managed by state-run oil holding Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) and the Falcón state governor's office.
José Vicente Rangel clearly said: "We are not conducting negotiations threatened with a gun in the head." He warned behind closed doors in the midst of the social upheaval occurred during the oil strike in 2002 and 2003. Dissenting Timoteo Zambrano answered back that no other option was available: "The thing is that otherwise, you do not negotiate."