Maduro Denounces Citgo Takeover as 'Robbery'

CARACAS, Jan. 29, 2019 - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he plans to take legal action against the United States in defiance of a move on Monday by that country to expropriate seven billion dollars in assets from Citgo Oil Company owned by  the Venezuelan state.

G20 Summit: BRICS Pushes For 'Democratic International Order'

High-level representatives of the world's 20 most industrialized countries gathered Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in an attempt to rescue the global economy from its worst crisis in seven decades. Following an informal side-meeting, the heads of state from BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) issued a joint statement calling for the strengthening of multilateral institutions and rules.
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