No 51/52



PDVSA Strikers Defy Court Order To Restart Oil Industry, Output Down To 200,000 B/D

White and blue collars workers at Venezuelas state-owned PDVSA oil company have defied a temporary Supreme Court ruling ordering them back to work, while opposition leaders have called for a mega-march to take place in Caracas on 20 December. As MEES went to press on 20 December, events in Venezuela were continuing to deteriorate with President Hugo Chavez refusing to bow...