Oil managers in Venezuela vow to step up protests
Posted: Sunday, March 10, 2002
CARACAS, Venezuela (March 11, 2002 6:36 a.m. EST) - Managers who staged a strike against leadership at the state-owned oil monopoly last week vowed Sunday to step up protests despite government threats to fire them.
"We have decided to keep fighting and intensify protests throughout the country," said Juan Fernandez, head of Petroleos de Venezuela's finance department and spokesman for the protesting workers. MORE