News Wire | Monday, Nov. 28, 2022

China Protests Break Out as COVID Cases Surge and Lockdowns Persist

By Vivek Shankar | The New York Times (free)

Strict COVID restrictions are hurting the country’s economy and angering members of the public, who are taking to the streets. Here’s the latest on the situation.

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Chevron to Resume Venezuela Oil Production as U.S. Eases Sanctions

By Joe Parkin Daniels & Felicia Schwartz | Financial Times (free)

The U.S. on Saturday authorized Chevron to resume oil production through its joint ventures in Venezuela, after the socialist government in Caracas and the opposition resumed political talks in Mexico City.

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