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Venezuela Considers Selling US Oil Company Citgo

posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Venezuela's government has confirmed that it is considering the sale of its oil refining and distribution network in the U.S. amid a worsening economic crisis. Full Story

Venezuelan Government Seizes Farms

posted on November 24, 2009 at 2:11 PM

Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan officials and troops have seized more than 48,000 acres (19,000 hectares) of farmland, accusing owners of not holding proper titles or not putting the land to adequate use. Full Story

Chavez Tightens Control Over Food Sector

posted on November 13, 2009 at 3:11 PM

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (AP) — President Hugo Chavez's government has nationalized two coffee processors and is planning to purchase a majority stake in a third as it moves to assert greater control over Venezuela's strictly regulated food sector. Full Story

Venezuela President Touts Environmental Causes

posted on February 9, 2007 at 8:02 PM

In an effort to cut back on oil use by his country, Venezuela President Hugo Chavez is promoting his environmental causes. Full Story

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