The plot thickens in one of many PDVSA corruption “guisos”. The goose that had been laying whatever was left of our golden eggs was already being torn apart by rivaling mafias from the inside and is now in serious peril with a new corruption lawsuit.
Reuters reports that two Chevron employees were arrested. The persecution of PDVSA employees due to alleged corruption hits an important joint venture partner of the State oil company.
The corruption plot about Rafael Ramírez’ PDVSA tenure thickens. It’s hard to keep up with former-chavista-golden-boy-turned-traitor’s shenanigans.
The indictment against Nervis Villalobos and four others doesn't accuse Ramírez of a crime. But it alleges he received bribe after bribe, funding a decadent luxury lifestyle by collecting “speed money” to fast-track payments PDVSA owed to contractors.
The paramilitary operation that killed rebel pilot Óscar Pérez destroyed more than the house where he was hiding and Venezuelans aren’t quite over the shock yet.
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