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By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Venezuela to go bankrupt in 48 hours triggering $60billion global financial crisis

CARACAS - Venezuela is on the brink of an official default potentially sparking huge financial chaos across the world. The crisis came to light after it was revealed state-owned firm PDVSA has not made a single More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Russia agrees to restructure Venezuela’s $3bn debt

MOSCOW - Russia’s Finance Ministry said on Wednesday that Venezuela's $2.8 billion debt to Moscow will be restructured to meet a previously agreed extension of payment terms. “We have an agreement on (debt) More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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St. Vincent mentioned in charges from probe into Russian interference in US elections

WASHINGTON - St Vincent and the Grenadines has found itself mentioned in the high-profile investigation into possible ties between US President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia. When Trump’s former More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Suriname pivots towards Russia; foreign minister to visit Moscow

PARAMARIBO - There has been new and intense diplomatic activity between the Russian Federation and Suriname. The two countries are preparing to sign agreements on military cooperation and a visa-free regime, according More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Venezuela cuts oil supply to Citgo as Russia’s Rosneft gets more

HOUSTON - Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA has reduced crude sales to its U.S. refining unit Citgo Petroleum while increasing supply to Russia’s Rosneft (ROSN.MM), following a plan signed in May to catch up on overdue More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Curaçao and Russia suspend Colombian beef shipments due to foot and mouth

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao and Russia, two of Colombia's biggest beef buyers, have suspended shipments from the Andean nation after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, Colombian officials said on Tuesday. A ship carrying More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Venezuela’s millions in debt to Russia led to confiscation of oil cargo

WILLEMSTAD - Russia is losing patience with ally Venezuela because of the country’s million-dollar debt. Russia confiscated an oil tanker that belonged to the state-owned oil companhy PDVSA because Maduro’s More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Despite alliance, Russian shipper holds Venezuela oil hostage over debts

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela’s state-run oil company, PDVSA, sent a tanker in October to the Caribbean with the expectation that its cargo of crude would fetch about $20 million – money the crisis-stricken More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Russia’s Yandex outpaces Google Translate as it quietly beta tests Papiamento, Udmurt, and Mari languages

The Russian search giant doesn’t get attention in the US like other European and Asian internet companies do, letting news of its own projects slip through the cracks. MOSKOW - Russian search engine Yandex and More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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US secretary of state nominee used Bahamas company in Russia deals

WASHINGTON - Rex Tillerson, the ExxonMobil head nominated by US President-elect Donald Trump to be secretary of state, was a director of an offshore company in The Bahamas that is at the heart of Exxon’s close More...