An explosion that ripped through an oil pipeline connected to Venezuela's largest oil refinery was caused by government foes attempting to disrupt congressional elections, officials said Sunday.Probably not a good time to be on the "usual suspects" list...
Interior Minister Jesse Chacon said C-4 explosives were used to blow up the pipeline Saturday night and that officials believed the act was aimed at trying to destabilize the country.
"We already know who is behind this situation, and we have made some arrests," Chacon said, without giving details.
Monday, December 12, 2005
"Insurgent" forces are wreaking havoc with the government's main source of revenue and no one seems to be able to stop them as reported here: