EXPLAINER-Disruptions in the global shipping industry

Oct 7 (Reuters) – Oil shipping rates are soaring following a series of sanctions on a Chinese transportation giant and limitations placed on movement of Venezuelan crude oil tankers.... Read more »

Amid criticism, Colombia defends assertions that Venezuela’s Maduro supports rebels

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia on Monday defended evidence it says proves Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports guerrilla groups and drug traffickers, after the Colombian government was roundly criticized for... Read more »

Britain promises 30 million pounds for medicine, clean water in Venezuela

FILE PHOTO: People walk on the street in Caracas, Venezuela September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso NEW YORK (Reuters) – Britain will provide up to 30 million pounds ($37.30 million)... Read more »

Venezuelan government evaluates sending lawmakers back to opposition assembly

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognised as the country’s rightful interim ruler, delivers a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado CARACAS... Read more »

Global spare oil capacity in U.S. hands after Saudi outage

LONDON (Reuters) – An attack on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday is believed to have disrupted half the country’s production capacity, making the United States the only real holder... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks buoyed by stimulus hopes, trade optimism

(Updates prices, adds analyst quote) By Ambar Warrick Sept 11 (Reuters) - Most Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday as the prospect of increased stimulus for major economies and... Read more »

Venus stuns holder Bertens in Cincinnati, Serena withdraws

(Reuters) – Former world number one Venus Williams, playing what she called “smart” tennis, beat defending champion Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) in the second round of the Cincinnati... Read more »

U.S. Energy Companies Should Stay Put in Venezuela

If American companies are forced to withdraw and forfeit their assets in the embattled nation, China and Russia will swoop into the region – as they are already attempting... Read more »

Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognised as the country’s rightful interim ruler, speaks during a gathering with supporters in Caracas, Venezuela August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure... Read more »