Petroleos de Venezuela - updates

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U.S. oil sanctions take effect on Venezuela as crisis intensifies

Apr 28, 2019 - 4:50 PM

The United States will take action against anyone who deals with state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA

View of the monument in homage to the struggles of the Venezuelan people for the conquest of their oil heritage, in front of the headquarters of Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA in Caracas, on January 29, 2019. - The United States announced sanctions against Venezuela's state oil company Monday in a coordinated effort with the main opposition leader to cripple embattled President Nicolas Maduro's power base. (Photo by LUIS ROBAYO / AFP)

U.S. goes after Venezuela's oil to hit Maduro

Jan 29, 2019 - 10:02 AM

The measures against PDVSA are presented as a way of preventing Nicolas Maduro from looting the coffers before he is replaced by the man Washington says is the rightful interim president – opposition leader Juan Guaido

BOLTON AND MNUCHIN. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks as US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin looks on during a briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 28, 2019. Photo by Mandel NGAN/AFP