Watching the World: Something old, something new

As Alí Rodríguez Araque, secretary general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, cut across the lobby of Vienna's Intercontinental Hotel on Mar. 16 during a break from meetings with member state ministers aimed at hammering out further output quota reductions, the press scrum quickly closed around him.The expectation-as it was of each OPEC conference chief leaving the closed-door sessions held to negotiate the specifics of a given production adjustment-was for corroboration of the number of barrels rumored to be cut from the organization's output. From experience, Rodríguez expected the press's barrage of questions. And the press expected o...

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