Petro Caribe says Observer story is fake news

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The Board of Petro Caribe has given the assurance that fuel supply to Antigua and Barbuda will not end.

The opposition friendly media house the Observer, reported the fake news online, in its news paper and even carried an editorial piece based on it. The company has not apologised for the false reporting.

The board when invited to Cabinet “dispelled and debunked the fake news which appeared on social media and was reported in Wednesday’s June 13, 2018, print newspaper.”

“PDVESA is not ending and will not discontinue its special sale of petroleum products to the eight countries that support Venezuela at the OAS,” a statement from Cabinet said.

The fake news identified those 8 OAS member-states that did not support a resolution to discontinue Venezuela’s membership in the OAS, and which member-states are also recipients of the Petro Caribe Agreement, as states that will not be receiving petroleum supplies indefinitely.

The Board said that a writing will be forthcoming pointing out the fakeness of the story.

The Board also confirmed that it received written notification of a 50% forgiveness of debt owed for petroleum products, dating back to September 2017.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. This is just OMG they are in desparate times and the only way the can get the paper sell or anybody to read them is to have either a scandalous headline or fake news.

  2. The opposition friendly media house the Observer, reported the fake news online, in its news paper and even carried an editorial piece based on it. The company has not apologised for the false reporting.they probably had info on this news anr you sounds like u align to alp member what he did to carib times …so

  3. well Observer is anti-ABLP so wadda ya expect? Integrity goes out the door in the name of “breaking news” and trying to be the “first to report” the juicy doom-gloom-undermine-the-government story.

  4. Any responsible unbiased news organization will verify such important information before printing. It will loose its creditability. Stop deflecting and defending such wanton behavior.

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