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Venezuela considering increase in gasoline prices, world's cheapest: 2 cents a liter

Friday, December 20th 2013 - 06:09 UTC
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President Nicolas Maduro said he was contemplating a three-year period to raise domestic fuel prices; a sensitive issue for Venezuela where a similar move helped spark deadly 1989 riots. Read full article


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  • ElaineB

    The U.S. airline American Airlines , the largest international carrier of Venezuela , announced that they have stopped selling tickets from Venezuela in any currency.

    “Due to limited inventory available , we are unable to sell or to accommodate the requests of passengers at this time ,” said spokeswoman Martha Pantin in response to inquiries made ​​via email today .

    “ It's as if the borders were closed and no one put a travel ban ,” said Susana Garcia , owner of the travel agency Chill Out Travel Tours. In a telephone interview said that Venezuelans are you stuck in the country by government policies .

    Companies that sell products in Venezuela and other countries , such as airline tickets, are required by law to be equally available to all customers in the local currency , said by telephone Hermann Escarrá , legal adviser to the government of President Nicolas Maduro .

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 04:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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    1 ElaineB
    Your post confused me, what about Bolivares?
    So have they ceased operations?

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 11:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    I was quoting from an article I read today, I should have made that clear.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 11:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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