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  1. Authorities Investigate Venezuela Oil Spill

    10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report CARACAS El Universal The Venezuelan Attorney General Office informed on Monday that environmental damages resulting from an oil spill from a major crude transport line last week in northeastern Anzoátegui state are ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2016 - 13:14

  2. PDVSA Pipeline Spill Affects Drinking Water

    8 Nov 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report CARACAS Oil Price An oil spill in Venezuela’s Anzoategui State has affected drinking water across a 31-mile radius, PDVSA confirmed on Monday. Anzoategui State is known for its beautiful coastline that makes up a ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2016 - 08:47

  3. Burkholderia Cepacia Outbreak Sickens 22 Infants in Venezuela Hospital

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report EL TIGRE Outbreak News Today An outbreak of the bacterium, Burkholderia cepacia, at Hospital Dr. Luis Felipe Guevara Rojas in El Tigre, Anzoátegui State, Venezuela has sickened 22 infants, according to the College ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  4. Venezuela Faces More Electricity Rationing in 2017

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuela could face another round of electricity rationing in 2017, because water levels in the Guri hydropower dam, also known as the Simon Bolivar Dam, have not reached optimum performance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  5. Venezuela Lifts Electricity Rationing

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on July 4th announced an end to the nationwide electricity rationing that has been in place since late April. The 40-day rationing program was implemented ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

  6. Venezuela Announces End to Weekend Power Rationing, Two-Day Work Week

    15 Jun 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan government has announced an end to weekend electricity rationing and to the two-day work week for public sector employees, which was put in place in April to conserve power ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2016 - 10:12

  7. Protesters Demand End to Venezuela's Mining Arc Project

    6 Jun 2016- 09:16 by Local Press Report CARACAS Venezuelanalysis.com Activists from grassroots organizations protested outside the Venezuelan Supreme Court Tuesday to demand that the body put a halt to a controversial mega-mining project spearheaded by ...

    Local Press Report - 06/06/2016 - 09:16

  8. Venezuelan Government Extends Two-Day Work Week

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan government on May 28th extended the two-day work week for public sector employees-- a measure announced last month in bid to conserve electricity-- for another 15 days. Some 2 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  9. Venezuela Makes Changes to Electricity Rationing Plan

    24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan government on May 22nd adopted changes to the electricity rationing plan it launched late last month due to drought-induced water shortages that threatened hydropower ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:12

  10. Water Level in Venezuela’s Guri Dam Still “Very Critical:” Minister

    10 May 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The water level at the Guri Dam (also known as the Simon Bolivar Dam), the source of 70 percent of Venezuela’s hydropower production, “remains very critical,” Energy Minister Luis Motta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 10:02

  11. Venezuela Turns Clock Ahead a Half-Hour in Energy-Saving Measure

    2 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela On May 1st the Venezuelan government moved local time ahead by 30 minutes, a measure it had announced in mid-April as part of the effort to conserve energy in the face of ongoing severe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 10:15

  12. Venezuelan Government Cuts Work Week to Two Days; Caracas Residents Protest as Power Cuts Begin

    27 Apr 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan government on April 27th announced that it would temporarily impose a two-day work week for public sector employees, in another bid to conserve energy amid severe ongoing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2016 - 10:45

  13. Drought-Stricken Venezuela to Start Electricity Rationing

    21 Apr 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan government has announced electricity rationing in 10 of its most populous states, including the capital, Caracas, in its latest attempt to avoid a power crisis amid ongoing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/21/2016 - 11:25

  14. Maduro to Change Venezuela's Time Zone in Latest Bid to Conserve Electricity

    15 Apr 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on April 14th announced yet more measures aimed at conserving energy in the drought-stricken country, which depends on hydropower for 60 percent of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2016 - 10:37

  15. Venezuela Extends Weekend in Bid to Save Energy

    8 Apr 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro this week announced that the country's work week would be cut by one day in a bid to cut energy consumption amid ongoing drought. The country gets 60 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2016 - 11:30

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