Tuesday, April 09, 2002

Venezuela on Strike- Both the largest trade union and the largers business organization are holding a gereral strike in protest of another bout of Hugo (the Ego) Chavez's heavy-handedness. His replacement of managers at the state-owned oil company triggered the current mess. This strike has slowed oil exports to a trickle, not good when Iraq just pulled out of the oil export biz.

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