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Could Venezuela’s Anti-Fracking Views Have Been the Cause Behind the Chalmette Refinery Sale?

Could Venezuela’s Anti-Fracking Views Have Been the Cause Behind the Chalmette Refinery Sale?

Exxon Mobil and Venezuela’s national oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela SA, have ended their business partnership and will sell the refinery they co-own in Louisiana. The refinery will go to…

Maduro Condemns American Presidential Hopeful’s Mexico Comments

Maduro Condemns American Presidential Hopeful’s Mexico Comments

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has condemned comments made by American presidential candidate Donald Trump after the celebrity real estate mogul and reality-show host blamed Mexico for many of the United…

As Maduro Blames the US and Saudi Arabia for Its Recession, Experts Say the Nation’s Policies Are the Cause of Its Troubles

As Maduro Blames the US and Saudi Arabia for Its Recession, Experts Say the Nation’s Policies Are the Cause of Its Troubles

As a country with more proven oil reserves than Saudia Arabia, Venezuela was formerly known as one of most formidable oil producers in the world. However, Venezuela is now better…

Is Obama’s Caribbean Visit a Death Knell for Venezuelan Oil?

Is Obama’s Caribbean Visit a Death Knell for Venezuelan Oil?

Recently, U.S. President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day trip to Central America and the Caribbean for what was much more than a tropical getaway. The President’s recent visit to…

Cloud-Based Satellite Imaging Program Helps Environmentalists Track Deforestation

Cloud-Based Satellite Imaging Program Helps Environmentalists Track Deforestation

Deforestation is a major problem in many areas around the world, especially in Latin America. Unfortunately, despite the high number of nonprofit organizations and government agencies who have attempted to…

Top Mariners Pitching Prospect Hit by Boat While Swimming, Left in Critical But Stable Condition

Top Mariners Pitching Prospect Hit by Boat While Swimming, Left in Critical But Stable Condition

Considered a rising star in the world of baseball and one of the Seattle Mariners’ highest-ranked pitching prospects, Victor Sanchez is reportedly clinging to life after being struck by a…

Venezuela’s President Makes World Tour to Improve His Country’s Oil Prices

Venezuela’s President Makes World Tour to Improve His Country’s Oil Prices

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is wrapping up his week-long tour of Asia and Russia — and is not coming back to Caracas empty-handed. According to Bloomberg, Maduro embarked on his…

Venezuela’s Oil Crisis Provides Opportunity for China, U.S Collaboration

Venezuela’s Oil Crisis Provides Opportunity for China, U.S Collaboration

Falling oil prices within the last few months have sparked a series of reports in regards to which countries are strong contenders and which should bow out of the oil…

Top Official Indicates Talks with Chery to Expand Venezuelan Auto Assembly

Top Official Indicates Talks with Chery to Expand Venezuelan Auto Assembly

As decreased production makes new cars virtually impossible to buy in Venezuela, government officials are hoping Chinese automaker Chery will expand factories in the country to meet demand. Minister of…

Central and South America are Struggling to Deal With Extreme Drought Conditions

Central and South America are Struggling to Deal With Extreme Drought Conditions

Although the drought currently taking place in California and Texas — one of the worst in the last 100 years — has been dominating the headlines, the U.S. is not…