Leader says former PDVSA workers still hope to win battle

05/19/2003
Thousands of former employees of Petroleos de Venezuela SA, fired for participating in a 63-day general strike aimed at toppling Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, still hope to return to jobs with the state-owned oil company under "a new leadership, a different leadership" in that country, said a former PDVSA executive at the Offshore Technology Conference earlier this month in Houston.Luis Vielma, former managing director of production at PDVSA, said the new company formed by Venezuelan officials after eliminating 18,000 employees and splitting its East-West operations in Venezuela into two separate subsidiaries, is actually "a throwback" to PDVSA's past, when the company was co...
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