Category Venezuela

‘Bitcoin Is The Is The Most Important Invention Of This Decade”; And ‘Block-Chain Is The Most Important Invention Since The Birth Of The Internet,’ Says Silicon Valley Visionary

‘Bitcoin Is The Is The Most Important Invention Of This Decade”; And ‘Block-Chain Is The Most Important Invention Since The Birth Of The Internet,’ Says Silicon Valley Visionary   http://www.fortunascorner.com        I suspect that there are many of you like me. and several of my friends who do not understand the explosive price […]

Could Venezuela Be On The Brink Of A Civil War As Bloody As Syria?

Could Venezuela Be On The Brink Of A Civil War As Bloody As Syria? By Max Brooks, thehill.com View Original July 23rd, 2017 We Americans are really good at getting sucker-punched. From Pearl Harbor to Sputnik to 9/11 and the Syrian civil war, we constantly ask ourselves, “Hey, how’d that happen, and why didn’t we prepare for […]

OPEC’s Misleading Narrative About World Oil Supply

  AP Photo/Hasan Jamali Exhaust rises from an oil facility in the desert field of Sakhir, Bahrain, Septe More…  POLICY BRIEF – Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center OPEC’s Misleading Narrative About World Oil Supply Author: Leonardo Maugeri | March 2017 At a time when energy market headlines focus mainly on OPEC cuts, observers may be forgiven for […]

World Faces Cold-War-Era Threat Levels, Says Former MI6 Chief

World Faces Cold-War-Era Threat Levels, Says Former MI6 Chief The Guardian · by Patrick Wintour · October 12, 2016 Sir John Sawers: ‘We are not treating Russia and China as major powers that can cause us a great deal of damage.’ Photograph: Elyse Marks/Edelman/PA The world faces cold-war-era threat levels, Sir John Sawers, the former head of MI6, […]

Putin Orders All Officials To Fly Home Any Relatives Living Abroad; As Tensions Mount Between Russia And The West

Putin Orders All Officials To Fly Home Any Relatives Living Abroad;  As Tensions Mount Between Russia And The West  https://fortunascorner.com      Julian Robertson has an October 12, 2016 article in The Daily Mail Online, reporting that Vladimir Putin has “ordered all of the country’s officials overseas to fly home any relatives living abroad, amid […]

International Concern Mounts Over Venezuela

International Concern Mounts Over Venezuela Agence France-Presse 4:12 p.m. EDT May 21, 2016 (Photo: Juan Barreto/AFP via Getty Images) 883 CONNECTTWEET 129 LINKEDIN 4 COMMENTEMAILMORE CARACAS — International concerns are mounting over the economic and political crisis in Venezuela, where the military on Saturday was holding a second day of exercises ordered by embattled President Nicolas […]

Saudi Financial Crisis ‘Could Leave Oil At $25’ As Contractors Face Being Paid In IOUs

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/05/22/saudi-financial-crisis-could-leave-oil-at-25-as-contractors-face/ Saudi Financial Crisis ‘Could Leave Oil At $25’ As Contractors Face Being Paid In IOUs While crude prices have rallied 80pc to almost $50 a barrel since mid-February, this has not yet been enough to ease Saudi Arabia’s financial crunch Ambrose Evans-Pritchard 22 May 2016 • 8:40pm Saudi Arabia faces a vicious liquidity squeeze as […]

Leader Of Opposition Party In Venezuela Assassinated

  http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2016/05/06/leader-opposition-party-in-venezuela-assassinated/‎ Leader Of Opposition Party In Venezuela Assassinated Published May 07, 2016 EFE 2006 GETTY IMAGES Venezuelan politician German Mavare, leader of the opposition UNT party, died Friday after being shot in the head, an assassination that occurred in the western state of Lara, his organization said. “The board of the UNT expresses its deepest […]

Oil’s Grand Bargain Falls Victim To Saudi Arabia’s Iran Fixation; Oil Prices Plunge On The News

Oil’s Grand Bargain Falls Victim To Saudi Arabia’s Iran Fixation; Oil Prices Plunge On The News www.fortunascorner.com       That’s according to Bloomberg News.  Elena Maznerva, Wael Mahdai, and Grant Smith, writing on the April 17, 2017 edition of the website, note that “in the end, the outcome of Sunday’s summit of all 16 […]

Top General: ISIS Doubled Number Of Fighters In Libya

Excerpt: The administration, though, insists it will defeat ISIS, including outside of Iraq and Syria. Officials are also considering military options inside Libya, according to The New York Times. The U.S. military conducted an airstrike on Feb. 19 on an ISIS training camp and on Nov. 13 against the senior ISIS leader in Libya. The […]