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HYDROCARBONS

Exxon Mobil plans new prospecting in the Essequibo

ExxonMobil’s drilling rig Deepwater Champion (Matuso / Marinetraffic.com)

HYDROCARBONS.  Jeff Simons, General Manager of ExxonMobil announced that the US oil giant was planning to return to Essequibo's waters early next year, to start a new period of exploratory works at the Stabroek block.  

11:14 AM
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ECONOMY

Venezuelan gov't strikes up alliances with 11 Chinese companies

The plan includes the development of the iron, steel, aluminum, agriculture, agribusiness, and hydrocarbons sectors (AVN)
Representatives of Chinese companies such as China National Heavy Duty Truck, Sany Group, China National Paper Industry, and Qingdao Techking Tire took part in this first meeting, held at Teresa Carreño Theater in Caracas
09:50 AM
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OPINION

Our faith

Today, the people have good jobs, decent incomes, retirement funds, modern houses, clean hospitals, accomplished schools, beautiful parks and grand infrastructure projects which they could only dream about in 1998

08/03/2015
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PUBLIC WORKS

Beams and concrete slabs are laid on El Valle-Coche bridge, Caracas

(Nicola
El Valle-Coche freeway was closed for eight hours due to the laying of five beams and eight concrete slabs for vehicles on their way to Caracas downtown. It is the largest bridge in the capital city with 2.5 km in length. Completion of the works is slated for the end of November 2015
08/03/2015
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REGIONS

Day of great tension in south Venezuela

(Handout photo: Wilmer González/Correo del Caroní)
Gustavo Patiñis was shot at his chest just when a group of people stormed into Uniferia supermarket. Other three stores were plundered. For this reason, the city of San Félix, Bolivar state, south Venezuela, was militarized. According to Bolívar state governor Francisco Rangel Gómez, "it was a political act that tries to attack the government"
08/03/2015
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HYDROCARBONS

Venezuelan gov't re-launches development plan at Orinoco Oil Belt

President Nicolás Maduro also authorized gas production off the coast (...)
Twenty-one joint ventures will take part in the development of the Orinoco Oil Belt
08/03/2015
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HYDROCARBONS

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Deep conversion

Daily production of diesel almost doubles in Venezuela

Valeria Negretti: This is the most ambitious refining plan currently (...)
Daily production of diesel will grow from 38,000 to 72,000 barrels per day in Puerto La Cruz refinery
08/03/2015
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FUNDS

China renews USD 5 billion loan to Venezuela

Economy Vice-President and Minister of Finance, Rodolfo Marco Torres (...)
Resources will be invested in the productive apparatus of the country, with a view to boosting and diversifying the economy
08/03/2015
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HEALTH CARE

Reports of lack of vaccines in Venezuelan private hospitals

Cortisone, inhalators, nebulizers, antibiotics, and deworming drugs (...)
Pediatrician Amadeo Leyba Ferrer pointed out that an epidemic of chickenpox has spread because of lack of vaccines. He added that if supply of vaccines was not tackled, an epidemic of measles could occur in the next two or three years
08/03/2015
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HEALTH CARE

Transplant patients in Venezuela hit by lack of medication

Lack of foreign currency is the cause of drug shortage (Nicola Rocco)
Essential drugs for the survival of transplant patients are not available
08/03/2015
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ECONOMY

Fedecamaras advises Venezuelan gov't-business talks

Francisco Martínez, President of Fedecámaras, noted that excessive (...)
The Venezuelan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Fedecámaras) insists that commitment and trust between the parties are needed
05:36 PM
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Obama: "The US will not be imprisoned by the past" in the region

President Obama delivered a speech during the plenary meeting of the Summit of the Americas (Efe)
The President of the United States, Barack Obama, said on Saturday during the plenary meeting of the Seventh Summit of the Americas that his country "will not be imprisoned by the past" when it comes to relations with Cuba and the region. He stressed that if bilateral dialogue between his government and Cuba continued, there would be progress despite (...)
03:50 PM
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

President Maduro demands Obama to repeal his executive order on Venezuela

Most part of Maduro's speech was focused on disagreements with the US (...)
The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, during his speech in the plenary meeting of the Seventh Summit of the Americas, demanded his US counterpart, Barack Obama, to annul an executive order imposing sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials for alleged human rights abuses and corruption.
11:37 AM
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Pope Francis asks for "sincere dialogue" in the Summit of the Americas

Pope Francis also referred to disparity of opportunities among (...)
Pope Francis said in a letter aired on Saturday by the Holy See and sent on Friday to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela that he he hoped the 7th Summit of the Americas constituted a "sincere dialogue" allowing to overcome differences and tackle "with realism" the problems in the continent, such as inequality or immigration, Efe reported.
12:00 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

Petrocaribe's influence threatened by US energy initiative

US President Barack Obama met with members of the Caribbean Community (...)
US President Barack Obama met on Thursday in Jamaica with the 15-member Caribbean Community (Caricom) to promote an energy project that, if implemented, could change geopolitical relations in Latin America.
09:59 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

Exxon Mobil plans new prospecting in the Essequibo

ExxonMobil’s drilling rig Deepwater Champion (Matuso / Marinetraffic.com)
"We are planning future drilling. We have collected enough information and data and we just in a planning stage right now," Jeff Simons, General Manager of ExxonMobil
09:50 AM
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OPINION

Our faith

Today, the people have good jobs, decent incomes, retirement funds, modern houses, clean hospitals, accomplished schools, beautiful parks and grand infrastructure projects which they could only dream about in 1998

 

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Guyana, Venezuela at odds


ExxonMobil withdraws oil drilling ship from the Essequibo

BORDER DISPUTE The president of the Venezuelan Chapter of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino), Ángel Rodríguez, said that the Venezuelan government welcomed that US oil company ExxonMobil had removed its oil drilling ship, the Deepwater Champion, from the waters off the Essequibo coast, which are disputed between Guyana and Venezuela.

Guyana willing to hold talks with Venezuela

BORDER DISPUTE The President of Guyana, David Granger, is willing to engage in dialogue with his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolás Maduro, to find a solution to the territorial dispute over the waters off the Essequibo coast, according to Guyanese Minister of Foreign Affaires, Carl Greenidge, Efe reported.

Venezuela rejects "offensive" statements from Guyana

BORDER DISPUTE The Venezuelan government "categorically" rejected recent statements issued on Wednesday by the Guyanese Foreign Affair Minister, Carl Greenidge, who blasted Venezuela's claim over the disputed territory of the Essequibo.

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Beams and concrete slabs are laid on El Valle-Coche bridge, Caracas

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Day of great tension in south Venezuela

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