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  • No cuts in oil production expected

    June 4, 2015 | 10:32 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    When the OPEC oil producing countries meet this week in Vienna, they are not expected to back away from their risky strategy of keeping oil production high despite low prices. Oil prices have stabilized at just over $65 a...

  • Cheaper oil and shifting sands

    December 2, 2014 | 11:31 am

    The price of regular gas in the Washington suburbs was $2.74 a gallon when I filled my car this week and it could fall farther as the price of crude oil hit $69, two thirds of what it was in June.  OPEC is weakening and the United States is poised to surpass Saudi Arabia by next...

  • Venezuela to probe Chavez cancer ‘poisoning’ accusation

    March 12, 2013 | 1:51 pm

    Venezuela will set up a formal inquiry into suspicions that the late President Hugo Chavez's cancer was the result of poisoning by his enemies abroad, the government said.

    The accusation has been derided by critics of the government, who view it as a typical Chavez-style...

  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wins re-election, defeating grandson of Holocaust survivors

    October 9, 2012 | 1:41 pm

    Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez won re-election, defeating Henrique Capriles Radonsky, the grandson of Holocaust survivors

    Chavez took  54.42 percent of the votes to Radonsky's 45 percent in the Oct. 7 poll, his term will end in 2019.

    Chavez, a known friend of Iran, become a...