PDVSA's move follows tough, new United States financial sanctions imposed on January 28 and aimed at blocking leftist President Nicolas Maduro's access to the country's oil revenue.
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has accused those blocking the humanitarian aid to his country of committing genocide, warning that the stoppage is a crime against humanity.
Maduro and his "corrupt regime" has been backed into a corner and will soon crumble, with or without outside help, because 90 percent of the population are fed up and want change - and the army will soon too side with Venezuelan people, Guaido claimed.
Even after a first round of financial sanctions in 2017, PDVSA's joint ventures managed to keep bank accounts in the United States and Europe to receive oil-sales proceeds. Since then, PDVSA has been pressing its foreign partners at joint ventures in its Orinoco Belt producing area to formally decide whether they will continue in the projects, according to two sources with knowledge of the talks. As one of the world's major oil companies, PDVSA opened accounts in many large banks, including worldwide ones.
"I wonder what the brothers presidents who recognized him have to say about such incitement to war in Latin America", he added.
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But she did bemoan the conduct of "foreign policy by tweet " and said Americans must "stop the fear-mongering and stop the hate". She said the country's "sense of community is fracturing" today, "worn down by the petty and vicious nature of our politics".
Marc Gasol has officially joined the Toronto Raptors
Norman Powell also had 14 points, while Kawhi Leonard (11) and Pascal Siakam (10) also scored in double figures. He has been linked with a move to the New York Knicks , the LA Clippers as well as the Los Angeles Lakers.
Subaru Legacy revealed: AWD sedan hits the big screen
In this setup, the 2020 Legacy hits 60 miles per hour from a standstill in 6.1 seconds and returns 24 mpg city and 32 mpg highway. Estimated fuel economy for the engines is 9.8 city and 7.4 highway L/100 km; and 8.7 city and 6.7 highway L/100 km, respectively.
PDVSA several weeks ago informed customers of the new bank directions and has begun moving the accounts of its joint ventures, which can export crude separately.
He also said Thursday that other countries that he would not name have offered to take in Maduro if he gives up power.
Under Maduro's stewardship, oil-rich Venezuela's economy has collapsed leaving the country wracked by hyperinflation, recession and shortages of basic necessities such as food and medicine.
Sanctions created to deprive Maduro of oil revenue have left an armada of loaded oil tankers off Venezuela's coasts that have not been discharged by PDVSA's customers due to payment issues.
"There are sanctions against corrupt officials and thieves", Guaido told RT Spanish in an exclusive interview, dismissing any notion that U.S. sanctions and years of economic and political pressure on Caracas might have contributed to the deteriorating socio-economic situation in Venezuela.
In his annual State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Trump said the time has come "to at least try for peace". He said that there is time to make a final deal before Afghanistan's presidential election in July.
Because, going into every game thinking they can win it has not been the most conspicuous of aims since Sir Alex Ferguson retired. We lost at home to Middlesbrough at home in the treble-winning season over the Christmas period. "They wasted time.
The party said it complied "with the royal command with loyalty to the king and all members of the royal family". The March 24 election is the first since a military coup in 2014 toppled an elected pro-Thaksin government.
Though the music was getting increasingly loud, she spoke about how anyone can achieve their dreams and she's achieved hers. Alicia Keys had some powerful women by her side during the opening monologue of the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday.
Villa took off the silver dress to reveal a new one underneath - a brick-print gown with the words, "Build The Wall", on the back. Along with photos showing the dress from both sides, Villa tweeted , "I don't care what anyone thinks".
A journalist from the BBC said negotiations between Thailand and Bahrain led to the agreement to drop the extradition request. Hakeem Al-Araibi, who is a Bahraini citizen, fled to Australia in 2014 and was granted political asylum.
According to a close source, "someone extended the invitation to Brad to come to Jen's party and he accepted". The medium said there were no reports of Pitt and Aniston mingling throughout the evening, though.
The superstar accused Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich of lying about discussions with Grande about performing at Sunday's ceremony. Ehrlich told The Associated Press on Thursday that Grande had told producers that she didn't have adequate time to prepare.
Google Pixel 4 may get this iPhone feature
You can not use Dual SIM, Dual Standby to be on two calls at the same time, or have two text messages going on simultaneously. Ideally, phones would have Dual SIM Dual Active (DSDA) capabilities but those require two wireless radios instead of one.
Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 17
Thirty residents were inside the building, which contained 14 apartments, when it collapsed Wednesday, Anadolu said. Dozens of rescuers were working at the site with a crane lifting huge blocks of concrete to clear the rubble.
Coca-Cola launching brand new flavor
While Coke has experimented with many different Diet Coke flavors, the original Coke hasn't seen a new addition in over a decade. They considered a few options, including raspberry, lemon, and ginger, which performs well for the company in Asia.
Police prevent French yellow vests crossing into Italy
But last week's official estimates were disputed both by march organisers and an independent estimate carried out for news media. Today, there have been more clashes between riot police and protestors on the street, with tear gas and grenades deployed.
Storm-Buried Pacific Northwest Faces More Impending Snow
Residents in Seattle cleared out grocery store shelves and left work early on Friday afternoon as the storm arrived. The large group of people participated in a public snowball fight on Saturday at Wright Park in Tacoma, Washington.