Feb 13

Venezuela standoff extends to oil sector as questions swirl over humanitarian aid

Edilzon Gamez/Getty Images(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuela’s growing parallel opposition government extended its reach to the all-important oil sector on Wednesday when the country’s National Assembly moved to appoint new boards of directors to the state oil company and its refiner CITGO. The appointments include high-profile opposition names like David Smolansky, a former Caracas area mayor …

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