Reuters said PDVSA's move follows new U.S. financial sanctions imposed on January 28 and aimed at blocking President Nicolas Maduro's access to Venezuela's oil revenue.
A Venezuelan Supreme Court justice said Friday that National Assembly leader Juan Guaido's decision to declare himself interim president was "null and void". The United States and dozens of other nations have refused to recognize Maduro, characterizing his election last year to another six-year term as fraudulent.
Tensions rose when opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself acting president on January 23, a move which was supported by the USA and many European and Latin American countries. The joint ventures' partners include Norway's Equinor ASA, US-based Chevron Corp. and France's Total SA. "But we stress that no new accounts were opened and are planned to be opened in the bank", the spokesman said.
Hailey Baldwin finally reveals how Justin Bieber proposed
She also found herself the target of Bieber's fans, and many people on social media were also not optimistic about their marriage. He added: "I've been successful since I was 13, so I didn't really have a chance to find who I was apart from what I did".
Pour Ariana Grande "Mac Miller était un ange"
La pop star vient de dévoiler un tout nouveau clip, à l'occasion de la sortie de son dernier opus " Thank u, next ". Après le succès de sa chanson du même nom elle livre un album sur son passé et ses relations amoureuses.
"We would like to make formal your knowledge of new banking instructions to make payments in USA dollars or euros", wrote PDVSA's finance vice president, Fernando De Quintal, in a letter dated February 8 to the PDVSA unit that supervises its joint ventures. They also used correspondent banks in the United States and Europe to shift money to PDVSA's accounts in China.
The sanctions gave US oil companies working in Venezuela, including Chevron and oil service firms Halliburton Co, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes and Schlumberger NV, a deadline to halt all operations in the South American country.
On February 4, most European Union member-states recognized Guaido as Venezuela's interim president. The bottleneck has caused problems for PDVSA to continue producing and refining oil without imported diluents and components.
Because of the distance at which Uranus orbits the Sun, the planet's years are a lot different than we experience here on Earth. Since the Hubble started tracking the storms, increased cloud activity has been a regular precursor to their appearance.
Jackson raised the issue last week after she warned Stone not to treat his criminal case like a "book tour". Roger Stone's attorneys says that his comments don't merit a "clear and present danger to a fair trial".
When it ended, both moved to the center of the ring and went to their knees and bowed their heads in a show of respect. The crowd began chanting Silva's name as the third round began, but it wasn't enough to get him over the line.
Due to the dynamic character of global weather patterns, not every place of the Earth experiences the same levels of warming. Since the 1880s, the average global surface temperature has risen about 2 degrees Fahrenheit (1 degree Celsius).
The Indians said Lindor was evaluated Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic , where a doctor confirmed a moderate calf strain. Even if it's for a week or two, the Tribe can't afford to have Lindor out of their lineup this season.
The Seattle Times reports storms have delivered more snow to Seattle in the first days of February than it usually gets in a year. Sunday, with gusts in the 40-60 miles per hour range, making it feel like the single digits with the wind chill.
He knows he can expect a similar atmosphere because thousands of his British fans would likely make the trip to NY for the fight. The 30-year-old has won 11 of his last 12 bouts by knockout, including a fourth-round KO of Bogdan Dinu in November.
The recalls forced Takata Corp.to seek bankruptcy protection and sell most of its assets to pay for the fixes. Daimler's van division, Tesla , and Ferrari recalled 159,689, 68,763, and 11,176 cars, respectively.
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But she did bemoan the conduct of "foreign policy by tweet" and said Americans must "stop the fear-mongering and stop the hate". Some progressives say she lacks the kind of fire and bold ideas needed to bring significant change and excite voters.
Un tag antisémite suscite l'indignation — Paris
Le restaurant visé se trouve dans le centre de la capitale, sur l'Ile Saint-Louis. "La plainte a été déposée samedi". L'occupant de la place Beauvau a affirmé "tout faire pour que l'auteur de cette ignominie soit condamné".
Quebec mosque shooter sentenced to life, no parole for 40 years
Several people in the room wept as the judge read a second-by-second account of the shooter's actions on the night of the crime. On the other hand, the judge said, Bissonnette had no previous criminal record, he pleaded guilty and he expressed remorse.
EU slashes eurozone growth forecast as Germany cools
The EU's largest economy, Germany, is expected to slow even more steeply than the Commission's previous estimates of 1.8% in 2019. Global trade uncertainty and a sharper-than-expected slowdown in China also pose external risks to the economic outlook.
Goat Gets $100M Investment From Foot Locker
Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 25,581 shares in the company, valued at $1,355,793. The athletic footwear retailer reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.92 by $0.03.
MSI lance la carte graphique AMD Radeon VII gravée en 7 nm
Les premiers benchmarks sont tombés pour la Radeon VII et la nouvelle carte graphique d'AMD ne fait pas exactement l'unanimité. Un an et demi après la Radeon RX Vega 64 , AMD décline son architecture GPU Vega sur le procédé de gravure en 7 nm de TSMC.