12:30 PM
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DIPLOMACY

Colombia sends note of protest to Venezuela over border trespass

The note of protest was signed by Colombian Foreign Minister María Ángela Holguín (File photo)
The Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent a note of protest to Venezuela upon the irregular entry of five officers of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) last weekend into the Colombian territory. However, no response from the Venezuelan authorities has been received yet.
11:44 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

Pdvsa denies shortage of gasoline in Venezuela

“There is full supply of gasoline in all gas stations,” the National (...)
Gasoline is being shipped to gas stations across Venezuela, specifically those located in central and central-western regions of the country, officials of state-run oil holding Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) stressed on Monday, as they denied gasoline shortage reports.
10:55 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

BOFA: Fall in oil prices entails a "serious risk" for Venezuela

Venezuela loses USD 770 million per each US dollar-decline in the (...)
According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BOFA), if the current decline in oil prices continues, Venezuela might require "additional funding" amounting to approximately USD 12 billion, which will require additional adjustments, BOFA estimated in a report.
10:36 AM
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DIPLOMACY

Meeting of Venezuelan-Colombian FMs adjourned

Rafael Ramírez joined Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in a visit (...)
The Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs this weekend asked for the suspension of a meeting arranged three weeks ago between Foreign Minister Rafael Ramírez and his Colombian counterpart, María Ángela Holguín.