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 ...

Venezuelan Attorney General Opposes Results of Constituent Assembly Election - Sputnik International

Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz refused to recognize the results of the recent elections to the National Constituent Assembly. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni listens to questions during a media conference at the end of. © AP Photo ...

Maduro's War on Democracy - The Weekly Standard

Nicola Maduro speaks next to electoral candidates after the first results of the controversial election for a constituent assembly in Caracas. Photo credit: Manu Quintero/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images. In Caracas on Sunday Venezuelan “Assassin in ...

Oil markets escape Venezuela sanctions for now - Reuters India

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 ...