Schlumberger Ltd. Scales Back Venezuelan Operations

Schlumberger Ltd., the French-US petroleum conglomerate is cutting back its Venezuelan operations due to PDVSA, the state-run petroleum agency’s inability to honor repayment agreements. In a prepared statement, Schlumberger Ltd. stated, “Schlumberger appreciates the efforts of its main customer in the country to find alternative payment solutions and remains fully committed to supporting the Venezuelan…

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Health Officials Paid Little Attention To The Zika Virus For Years According To Brazilian Doctor Sergio Cortes

The Zika virus has been travelling under the medical radar for more than 60 years. There has been outbreak after outbreak of the Zika virus in several African countries. Asian countries also have had their fair share of Zika cases, and when the Pacific islands were targeted by the mosquito born villain, French researchers finally…

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