How short people’s memories are – especially when there’s so much to remember. With the intense political drama unfurling in Venezuela at the moment, the (incredibly dramatic) explosion of the Amuay refinery six months ago seems to have been largely forgotten.
Not by everyone though. On Monday, for example, one outraged newspaper attempted to jolt Venezuelans out of their fixation on the present to remind them how disastrous the whole Amuay affair has been, with the oil-rich country’s gasoline imports from the US apparently having quadrupled since the tragic accident. Continue reading »