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Domino effect: Pompeo vows US will help uproot ‘authoritarianism’ in Nicaragua & Cuba

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The United States will help the people of Nicaragua and Cuba to resist “non-democratic regimes” in their countries, Mike Pompeo has said. His comments come as Washington steps up calls for a new government in Venezuela. The secretary of state responded in the affirmative when asked during an interview with Telemundo if the US would Read More

Venezuela crisis: US threats, border tensions & humanitarian aid provocations

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While the White House is applying maximum pressure on Maduro to force ‘humanitarian’ convoys into Venezuela, Juan Guaido sneaked into a concert in Colombia in hopes of returning to his supporters with a shipment of US aid. The US-backed, self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela set February 23 as his flashpoint date for a showdown with the Read More

Death & displacement in Colombia, but silence from Washington – Lee Camp

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Following a visit to the US by Colombian President Ivan Duque earlier this month, Redacted Tonight host Lee Camp spoke with two Colombian activists who painted a grim picture of life in Washington’s top anti-Venezuela ally. Though Washington has found Colombia a willing ally in its fight for regime change in Caracas, US involvement in Read More

Man and woman killed on Venezuela-Brazil border

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A woman and her husband have been killed and 15 people injured in a clash with security forces on the border between Venezuela and Brazil. It comes as a massive Live Aid-style concert was staged by Richard Branson in the hope of getting aid into the country. On Thursday, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the border Read More

Israel's chief geologist says latest bidding round offers changes and upgrades

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief, World Oil on 2/22/2019 HOUSTON — The history of Israel’s gas and oil development can be subdivided into two distinct periods: 1955 to 1995, and 1999 to today. In the first period, roughly 450 wells were drilled onshore and offshore Israel. The onshore Heletz oil field was discovered in the 1950s, Read More

Croatia's Krpan touts new bidding rounds as means to boost output

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief, World Oil on 2/22/2019 HOUSTON — During the recent North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) held in Houston, the president of the Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency (CHA), Marijan Krpan, visited with World Oil about the steps his government is taking, to improve the country’s oil and gas production. Key among these are two Read More

Record-setting snowstorm buries parts of Arizona

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(Reuters) – A winter storm in the U.S. Southwest that dumped snow on Arizona made travel treacherous on Friday as strong winds pushed powdery snow into drifts and forecasters predicted the blizzard would continue into the night. AccuWeather predicted two to four feet (61 cm to 122 cm) of new snow would pile up in Read More

Canadian regulator backs oil pipeline expansion, urges whale protections

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) regulator recommended on Friday that Ottawa approve expansion of the government-owned Trans Mountain oil pipeline, but made new, nonbinding recommendations to mitigate harm to Pacific Ocean killer whales. FILE PHOTO: Steel pipe to be used in the oil pipeline construction of Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain Read More