Oil prices rise on possible US sanction against Venezuela - Xinhua

NEW YORK, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Oil prices rose on Monday following news that the U.S. is considering stepping up sanctions against Venezuela. The U.S. government is considering imposing U.S. sanctions on Venezuela's vital oil sector after Venezuela held ...

UPDATE 1-Oil markets escape Venezuela sanctions for now - Reuters

NEW YORK, July 31 (Reuters) - U.S. oil markets had a muted reaction on Monday after Washington slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro but experts say broader oil-sector and financial sanctions may be the only way to make the ...

Oil markets escape Venezuela sanctions for now - Reuters

Pedestrians walk next to a PDVSA gas station in Caracas, Venezuela, July 25, 2017. Picture taken July 25, 2017.Andres Martinez Casares. NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil markets had a muted reaction on Monday after Washington slapped sanctions on ...

What's Next for Venezuela? - Cato Institute (blog)

Yesterday's fraudulent and illegitimate vote to install a constituent assembly in Venezuela is the definitive step towards consolidating a de jure dictatorship in that country. The constituent assembly will enjoy supra-constitutional powers, which ...

In Wake Of 'Sham Election,' US Sanctions Venezuelan President Maduro - WEMU

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro celebrates the results of Sunday's referendum to elect members of his constituent assembly. For this "fundamental assault on the freedoms of the Venezuelan people," the U.S. Treasury announced sanctions on Maduro ...

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro - BBC News

The US government has branded Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro "a dictator" and frozen any US assets, after he held a controversial poll. Under the sanctions, US firms and individuals are banned from doing business with Mr Maduro. The election of a ...