Media Watch

'19Jan
29

Maduro rival says taking control of Venezuela's foreign assets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said yesterday he was taking control of the country's foreign assets as he piled pressure on leader Nicolas Maduro by calling for...
'19Jan
29

Maduro hits out at US over sanctions on Venezuelan state oil firm

The Trump administration sanctions stopped short of banning US companies from buying Venezuelan oil, but because the proceeds of such sales will be put in a "blocked account," PDVSA is likely to quickly stop...
'19Jan
29

'Total shock': PDVSA workers take stock of U.S. sanctions' impact

CARACAS (Reuters) - Shock and fear swept through the headquarters of Venezuela’s state-owned oil firm, PDVSA, on Monday, employees said, after the United States imposed sanctions aimed at limiting President Nicolas...
'19Jan
29

U.S. charges China's Huawei with conspiring to violate Iran sanctions

The United States on Monday announced criminal charges against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, escalating a fight with the world's biggest telecommunications equipment maker and coming days before trade talks...
'19Jan
29

Analysis: Shutdown 2.0? Trump has reasons to avoid a repeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump learned over the past month a valuable Washington lesson that old-timers like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell learned long ago:...
'19Jan
29

Trump steps up Maduro pressure with sanctions against Venezuelan oil giant

The Trump administration has tightened the screws on Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolás Maduro, announcing sanctions against the country’s state-owned oil giant PDVSA in what the US national security adviser...
'19Jan
29

Trump steps up Maduro pressure with sanctions against Venezuelan oil giant

The Trump administration has tightened the screws on Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolás Maduro, announcing sanctions against the country’s state-owned oil giant PDVSA in what the US national security adviser...
'19Jan
29

Trump steps up Maduro pressure with sanctions against Venezuelan oil giant

The Trump administration has tightened the screws on Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolás Maduro, announcing sanctions against the country’s state-owned oil giant PDVSA in what the US national security adviser...
'19Jan
29

Shutdown cost economy $11B, $3B of which won't be recovered, report estimates

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the longest-running government shutdown in U.S. history came at a price. It cost the economy $11 billion, with $3 billion that will never be recovered,...
'19Jan
29

Trump accepts Pelosi invitation to deliver State of the Union on Feb. 5

President Donald Trump accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver the State of the Union address next Tuesday – bringing to a likely close a tense chapter between the two leaders. Interested in...

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