Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Caracas on the Line - US declares economic warfare against Venezuela

This item comes from a most interesting and useful Australian website Leftclick, moderated by Dave Riley [ ]. Here is their introduction to the phone interview with Kiraz Janicke, an Australian journalist and political commentator whose work often appears in the Venezuela News and Analysis website.

Felipe Stuart

Kiraz Janicke in a phone interview from Caracas has the details of the attempts by the US based multinational corporate giant Exxon, to lock up US$12 billion worth of Venezuela's assets in a specious legal claim for a few hundred million dollars, against Venezuela's State owned oil company. In retaliation, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is threatening to cut off oil supplies to the US - over ten percent of its intake.

To hear this 9 minute interview (in Australian English):-

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