Geography of Venezuela http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/39662/all en Venezuela's PDVSA and Italy's Eni start production early at Orinoco field http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130314/venezuelas-pdvsa-and-italys-eni-start-production-early-at-orinoco-f <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Caracas, Mar 14 (EFE).- State-owned oil giant Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA, and Italy's Eni have commenced production ahead of schedule at their joint venture in the Orinoco Belt, while other projects with China's CNPC and U.S. supermajor Chevron Corp. should start producing crude soon, Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez said.</p> <p>"Our Petrojunin joint venture, as we announced in December, with the Eni corporation" started production on Wednesday, Ramirez, who also serves as PDVSA's CEO, said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130314/venezuelas-pdvsa-and-italys-eni-start-production-early-at-orinoco-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Venezuela Orinoco Belt Petroleum Agencia EFE Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:31:29 +0000 Agencia EFE 5783473 at http://www.globalpost.com Plane crash kills 2 in Venezuela http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130505/plane-crash-kills-2-venezuela <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Caracas, May 5 (EFE).- A small plane crashed Sunday in a residential part of Valencia, a city in west-central Venezuela, killing the two occupants, Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez said.</p> <p>The pilot, Luis Maldonado, and co-pilot Rodofo Dilona died in the crash, and authorities are searching the house into which the plane crashed, along with an adjacent building, looking for possible other victims, Rodriguez told VTV.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130505/plane-crash-kills-2-venezuela" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arturo Michelena International Airport Geography of Venezuela Valencia, Venezuela Agencia EFE Sun, 05 May 2013 21:30:03 +0000 Agencia EFE 5831531 at http://www.globalpost.com Sinopec, PDVSA to invest $14 bn to develop Venezuelan oil field http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130918/sinopec-pdvsa-invest-14-bn-develop-venezuelan-oil-field <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Caracas, Sep 18 (EFE).- Chinese state oil company Sinopec and Venezuela's PDVSA agreed to invest $14 billion to develop the Junin 1 oil field, part of the vast Orinoco Belt in eastern Venezuela, PDVSA's president said.</p> <p>"In a meeting with Sinopec, we agreed to develop the Junin 1 field in the Orinoco Oil Belt," Rafael Ramirez, who also is the energy minister of the oil-rich Andean nation, said on Twitter.</p> <p>"Development of the Junin 1 field requires an investment outlay of $14 billion for production of 200,000 barrels per day of oil," he added.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130918/sinopec-pdvsa-invest-14-bn-develop-venezuelan-oil-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Venezuela Orinoco Belt PetrĂ³leos de Venezuela Technology Agencia EFE Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:16:07 +0000 Agencia EFE 5937620 at http://www.globalpost.com Interview: China-Venezuela ties laudable: economist http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140626/interview-china-venezuela-ties-laudable-economist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CARACAS, June 25 (Xinhua) -- China and Venezuela have been engaged in integral cooperation to promote the establishment of a multilateral world, Venezeula's renowed economist Judith Lopez Guevara told Xinhua on Wednesday ahead of the 40th anniversary of bilateral ties.</p> <p>The two countries developed a strategic outlook on advancing toward a multilateral world during the reign of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, said Lopez, who is also president of Venezuela's National Institute for Women.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140626/interview-china-venezuela-ties-laudable-economist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Venezuela International relations Technology Venezuela Xinhua News Agency Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:14:36 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6187889 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela moves to empty squatter-filled office tower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140722/venezuela-moves-empty-squatter-filled-office-tower <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday began moving residents out of the Tower of David, a Caracas skyscraper so notorious as a haven for squatters and gangs it was depicted in the US TV series "Homeland."</p> <p>More than 100 families were ushered out of the unfinished 45-story building, the start of an operation by military authorities to clear a longtime symbol of festering poverty and lawlessness in the heart of the Venezuelan capital.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140722/venezuela-moves-empty-squatter-filled-office-tower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caracas Centro Financiero Confinanzas Geography of Venezuela AFP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:01:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6212392 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela moves to empty Tower of David skyscraper slum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140722/venezuela-moves-empty-tower-david-skyscraper-slum <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday began moving residents out of the Tower of David, a Caracas skyscraper so notorious as a haven for squatters and gangs it was depicted in the US TV series "Homeland."</p> <p>More than 100 families were ushered out of the unfinished 45-story building, the start of an operation by military authorities to clear a longtime symbol of festering poverty and lawlessness in the heart of the Venezuelan capital.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140722/venezuela-moves-empty-tower-david-skyscraper-slum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caracas Centro Financiero Confinanzas Geography of Venezuela AFP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:33:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6212445 at http://www.globalpost.com