EL COURIER DEL ORINOCO #8

Desplome de los precios internacionales del petróleo y desmoronamiento de los mercados financieros. Caracterización como pandemia del Covid19 y nuevo desplome de los mercados financieros. Anuncio de programas de salvataje económico sin precedentes por parte de los bancos centrales y los gobiernos de las principales potencias. Venezuela solicita ayuda al FMI. Y en trasfondo, una campaña presidencial en Estados Unidos… Todo eso y más, en el Courier del Orinoco #8.

Política interna de Estados Unidos, política económica y relaciones bilaterales con Venezuela

Noticias y artículos de Opinión. Encuestas. Podcast y Canales

Campaña Presidencial 2020. Noticias y artículos de opinión

Michael Bloomberg promised to “help turn Texas blue.” Now some former employees and politicians are miffed that he’s fired his staff. The Texas Tribune, 13 Marzo 2020

Democratic debate live updates: Biden and Sanders argue over their records, focus on coronavirus. Washington Post, 15 Marzo 2020

Biden gets backing from largest U.S. teachers union. Reuters, 15 Marzo 2020

Biden and Sanders blast Trump response to coronavirus crisis, offer their own plans. John Whitesides, Simon Lewis, Reuters,15 marzo 2020

Results or revolution? Biden, Sanders present dueling visions while blasting Trump’s coronavirus response. John Whitesides, Simon Lewis, Reuters, 15 Marzo 2020

Ohio judge rejects governor’s efforts to postpone Tuesday’s vote; Biden wins Washington primary. John Wagner, Felicia Sonmez, Washington Post, 16 Marzo 2020

4 takeaways from the Arizona, Florida and Illinois primaries. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, 17 Marzo 2020

Florida Illinois and Arizona primaries. Reuters, 17 Marzo 2020

Bernie’s Approach To Latin America’s Socialist Leaders Wouldn’t Be That Radical. Travis Waldron, Huffpost, 17 Marzo 2020

Democratic primaries highlights: Sanders to assess his campaign; primary schedule in flux amid pandemic. John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz ,Felicia Sonmez, Washington Post, 18 Marzo 2020

Joe Biden se acerca a la nominación demócrata tras ganar las primarias de Florida, Illinois y Arizona. Amanda Mars, El País, 18 Marzo 2020

Amid Turnout Concerns, Biden Continues to Win with Rural Voters. Tim Marema, Bill Bishop, Daily Yonder, 19 Marzo 2020

How Elizabeth Warren lost the White House but became the president of U.S. ideas | Will Bunch. Will Bunch, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 Marzo 2020

Tulsi Gabbard drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden. Amy B Wang, Felicia Sonmez, David Weigel, Washington Post, 19 Marzo 2020

America Rejects Socialism (Again). David Boaz, Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), 19 Marzo 2020

Podcast y Canales

The 11th Democratic Debate. Town Halls & Debates, CNN, 16 Marzo, 2020

Phil Murphy, Neel Kashkari and Laurie Santos. Amanpour, CNN, 17 Marzo 2020

How pandemic is transforming U.S. elections. The Heat, 19 Marzo 2020

The Economist asks: Ezra Klein. The Economist- Radio, 19 Marzo 2020

The View shames Warren for lack of endorsement. Rising, 20 Marzo 2020

Política económica (Estados Unidos). Noticias y artículos de opinión

Stocks stage furious rally late after national emergency declared. Chuck Mikolajczak, Reuters, Marzo 13 2020

U.S. unions, groups urge government steps to protect workers from coronavirus. Reuters, 13 Marzo 2020

Exclusive: U.S. Fed, banks discuss possible leniency on liquidity threshold to aid lending — sources. Pete Schroeder, Michelle Price, Reuters, 13 marzo 2020

What do the Fed’s latest moves mean for U.S. consumers? Jonnelle Marte, Heather Timmons, Reuters, 15 Marzo 2020

Big U.S. banks halt stock buybacks, citing customer needs during coronavirus. Elizabeth Dilts Marshall, Reuters, 15 marzo 2020

Dollar weakens after another surprise Fed rate cut. Stanley White, Reuters, 15 marzo 2020

LO ÚLTIMO: Trump dice que EEUU podría caer en recesión. El Nuevo Herald, 16 Marzo 2020

White House expresses support for immediate cash payments to Americans as part of coronavirus stimulus package. Erica Werner, Jeff Stein, Mike DeBonis ,Washington Post, 17 Marzo 2020

Negotiations intensify on Capitol Hill over massive stimulus legislation as coronavirus fallout worsens. Erica Werner, Jeff Stein, Mike DeBonis, Washington Post, 18 Marzo 2020

Wall Street seizes up as pandemic-fueled volatility sends Dow into a steep dive. Taylor Telford ,Thomas Heath, The Washington Post, 18 Marzo 2020

Wall Street abre con fuertes caídas pese a los estímulos. Antonio Laborde, El País, 18 Marzo 2020

Wall Street regroups in erratic trading after central banks advance more coronavirus rescue options. Thomas Heath and Taylor Telford, Washington Post, 19 Marzo 2020

As layoffs skyrocket, the holes in America’s safety net are becoming apparent. Heather Long, Abha Bhattarai, Washington Post, 19 Marzo 2020

U.S. stocks in flux as central banks roll out latest stimulus plans. Taylor Telford ,Thomas Heath, Washington Post, 19 Marzo 2020

As layoffs skyrocket, the holes in America’s safety net are becoming apparent. Heather Long , Abha Bhattarai, Washington Post, 19 Marzo 2020

U.S. Senate will seek deal on $1 trillion coronavirus economic aid package. Richard Cowan, David Morgan, Reuters, 19 Marzo 2020

Two US senators sold shares after receiving virus briefing. Financial Times, 19 Marzo 2020

U.S. Stocks Push Higher After Central Banks’ Action. Xie Yu, Caitlin Ostroff, The Wall Street Journal, 19 Marzo 2020

The Economic Response We Need to the Coronavirus. Michael Bloomberg, Bloomberg, 19 Marzo 2020

Dos senadores de EE UU están bajo sospecha de usar información privilegiada sobre el virus. Cinco Días, 19 Marzo 2020

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) says he has asked Senate Ethics Committee for review of his stock sales. John Wagner, Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Washington Post, 20 Marzo 2020

U.S. senators face calls to resign for dumping stock before coronavirus crash. David Morgan, Richard Cowan, Reuters, 20 Marzo 2020

Podcast y Canales

Monday, March 16 from FT News Briefing (The Federal Reserve cut interest rates to zero and joined forces with other central banks in a bid to prevent a severe economic downturn caused by the coronavirus outbreak). Financial Times, 16 Marzo 2020

Rana Foroohar on the trillion dollar fightback, Biden. In Focus-Financial Times, 18 Marzo 2020

Wednesday, March 18 from FT News Briefing (Western governments pledged trillions of dollars in stimulus measures to limit the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday). Financial Times, 18 Marzo 2020

Washington Panics Over the Virus Economy. Wall Street Journal, 18 Marzo 2020

Washington Works to Fight Pandemic Economic Impact. Wall Street Journal, 18 Marzo 2020

Student Loan Interest Rates Could Hit Record Lows. Wall Street Journal, 19 Marzo 2020

Money Talks (Nearing zero America’s Federal Reserve cut interest rates to close to zero to try to ease the economic pain caused by the outbreak of covid-19. What more can central banks do? And, why are many companies fleeing to cash? As consumers race to buy pasta and toilet rolls, what are governments shopping for? Simon Long hosts). Money Talks-The Economist, 19 Marzo 2020

White House Touts Coronavirus Treatments, As FDA Warns They May Be Months Away. NPR Poltics, 19 Marzo 2020

How coronavirus infected the global economy. Focus, 19 Marzo 2020

Krystal Ball: Plutocrat Senators profit while fleecing the public. Rising, 20 Marzo 2020

Krystal and Saagar: Crisis profiteers must be brought to justice. Rising, 20 Marzo 2020

Relaciones Venezuela — Estados Unidos. Noticias y artículos de opinión

‘How much?’: Venezuela opposition received bribe offers to give up congress. Reuters, NBC, 13 Marzo 2020

EE,UU, viola DD.HH. Con bloqueo a Cuba y Venezuela, denuncia China. Prensa Latina, 13 Marzo 2020

EE.UU. Impide a Venezuela comprar medicamentos para tratar Convid-19. Prensa Latina, 13 Marzo 2020

US tightens sanctions lasso on Rosneft operations handling Venezuelan oil. Chris Gillis, FreightWaves, 13 Marzo 2020

Crisis & Critique: Venezuela Between Elections and Military Intervention. Ociel Alí López, Venezuela Analysis, 15 Marzo 2020

La Carta de la ONU puede salvar a la humanidad de la barbarie»: Canciller de Venezuela. Correo del Orinoco, 15 Marzo 2020

Why sanctions against Iran and Venezuela during a pandemic are cruel. Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada, Alternet, 16 Marzo 2020

Venezuela requests $5 bln in financing from IMF to tackle coronavirus-letter. Reuters, National Post, 17 Marzo 2020

Venezuela asks IMF for massive emergency loan to fight coronavirus. Morgan Phillips, Fox News, 17 Marzo 2020

Trump nombrará al cubanoestadounidense Carlos Trujillo como su principal diplomático para América Latina. David Adams, Univisión, 17 Mazo 2020

Oposición venezolana llama a urgente cese de sanciones económicas. Milenium 2020, 17 Marzo 2020

Venezuela asks IMF for massive emergency loan to fight coronavirus. Morgan Phillips,Fox News,18 Marzo 2020

El FMI se niega a prestar ayuda a Venezuela para combatir el coronavirus. Sputnik News, 18 Marzo 2020

Pompeo urges Venezuela to release imprisoned oil executives as coronavirus spreads. Carol Morello, Washington Post, 19 Marzo 2020

Coronavirus en Venezuela: de dónde viene la historia de desencuentros entre Caracas y el FMI. Guillermo Dolmo, BBC, 19 Marzo 2020

Coronavirus hits desperate Venezuela’s already broken health care system. Hollie McKay, Fox News, 19 Marzo 2020

Venezuela’s political quarantine. The Economist, 19 Marzo 2020

IMF Refuses Aid to Venezuela in the Midst of the Coronavirus Crisis. Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada, Ana Maldonado, Zoe PC, Counter Punch, 19 Marzo 2020

Economists Demand Trump Immediately Lift Iran, Cuba, and Venezuela Sanctions That Are ‘Feeding the Coronavirus Epidemic’. Jake Johnson, Common Dream, 19 marzo 2020

Pompeo pide liberación humanitaria de estadounidenses en Venezuela. DW, 19 Marzo 2020

Latin America Forum Sees a Showdown on Trump’s Venezuela Policy. Eric Martín, Bloomberg, 20 Marzo 2020

PETRÓLEO. Noticias y artículos de opinión

For Cash-Strapped Venezuela, Oil’s Collapse Is a Harsh Blow. Fabiola Zerpa, Peter Millard, Bloomberg,13 Marzo 2020

Oil extends slide, nears $30 a barrel as virus weighs on global economy. Florence Tan, Reuters, 15 marzo 2020

“La crisis no fue generada por el virus”: cómo ha cambiado la economía mundial. Eliana Gilet, Sputnik News, 15 Marzo 2020

CORONAVIRUS: ‘We’re going to have layoffs.’ Oil industry braces for pain. Mike Lee , Carlos Anchondo, Lesley Clark, E&E News, 16 Marzo 2020

A Bird’s Eye View Of The Oil Crisis: Geopolitical Backdrop. Seeking Alpha,16 Marzo 2020

Venezuela’s options narrow .Sanctions, the oil price shock and the potential exit of Chevron multiply the country’s misery. Lukes Barnes, Petroleum Economist 17 Marzo 2020

Analista: el coronavirus afectará a las exportaciones y cuentas fiscales de Colombia en 2021. Sputnik News, 17 Marzo 2020

Why Fracking Will Never Be Banned In The U.S. Oil and Gas News, 18 marzo 2020.

Tarriff on Saudi Crude May be Trump’s Answer to Oil-price War. Oil and Gas People, 18 Marzo 2020

Oil and gas lease bidding in Gulf of Mexico drops anew. Janet McConnaughey, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 Marzo 2020

El precio del petróleo Brent caepor debajo de os 28$ por primera vez desde 2016. Sputnik News, 18 Marzo 2020

Q2 2020 Oil Glut Will Be Unprecedented. Tanvir Abid, Seeking Alpha, 18 Marzo 2020

US Oil Production Forecast Update. Brian Nelson, Seeking Alpha, 18 Marzo 2020

Saudis Will Cry Uncle. Zoltan Ban, Seeking Alpha, 18 Marzo 2020

U.S. Shale Activity: A Report From The Dallas Fed. Seeking Alpha, 18 Marzo 2020

African Energy Chamber calls for tax holiday — News for the Oil and Gas Sector. Ed Reed, Energy Voice, 18 Marzo 2020

El cambio de la OPEP para mantener su participación de mercado causará aumentos de inventarios y precios más bajos. José Roca, El períodico de la Energía, 18 Marzo 2020

China Refuses Oil From Russian Companies Hit by U.S. Sanctions. Oil and Gas People, 19 Marzo 2020

Oil: Everything That Has Happened So Far Indicates The Price War Won’t Last. Seeking Alpha, 19 Marzo 2020

Global Stocks Ex-U.S. Have Been In A Bear Market Since 2007. Seeking Alpha, 19 marzo 2020

ONEOK Can Survive The Perfect Storm. Seeking Alpha,19 marzo 2020

How much debt can the U.S. Bear? Yoel Minkoff, Seeking Alpha, 19 marzo 2020

Texas weighs curtailing oil production for first time in decades — WSJ. Carl Surran, Seeking Alpha, 19 Marzo 2020

Energean’s 2020 capex up 22%. Ed Reed, Energy Voice, 19 marzo 2020

RMT calls for action as oil price plummet puts ‘tens of thousands’ of North Sea jobs at risk — News for the Oil and Gas Sector. Allister Thomas, Energy Voice, 19 Marzo 2020

6 Reasons The US Shouldn’t Interfere In The Saudi-Russia Oil Spat. Ellen Wald, Forbes, 19 Marzo 2020

Podcast y Canales

A Big Double Whammy of Oil and Virus: The Many Impacts. Bloomberg, 13 Marzo 2020

Listen to Editor’s Picks: March 16th 2020 (the politics of pandemics, (09:40) stress-testing the NHS, (17:50) and, the fallout of the oil war). The Economist, 16 Marzo 2020

COVID-19 impacts on US refinery operations. Argus, 18 Marzo 2020

More Than 10 Million Barrels of Oil Booked to Float on Tankers. Alex Longley, Bloomberg, 19 Marzo 2020

Asian refiners react to pandemic as crude glut soars. Argus, 20 Marzo 2020

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