39 Chavez, centre, has promised an investigation into the explosion at Venezuela's biggest refinery [EPA] Firefighters have managed to extinguish one of three burning storage tanks at the country's biggest refinery, according to the Venezuelan...
An intense fire at a Venezuelan refinery spread to a third fuel tank Monday, nearly three days after an explosion killed at least 41 people and injured more than 150. Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez said a third tank ignited at the Amuay refinery, which...
The New York Times
The accident, at the Amuay refinery in Punto Fijo, which killed at least 41 people, has quickly become an issue in Mr. Chavez's campaign for re-election. On Monday, his opponent, Henrique Capriles Radonski, faulted the president in unusually direct...
A fire burning at Venezuela's biggest refinery spread to a third fuel storage tank on Monday, all but burying plans for a quick restart of operations after an explosion that killed nearly 50 people in the country's deadliest oil industry accident. ...
Voice of America
VOA News August 27, 2012 Venezuelan firefighters struggled Monday to extinguish a blaze sparked by a massive explosion that ripped through the country's largest oil refinery. The blast Saturday killed 48 people and critically injured numerous others.