http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil All carrot, no stick: Biden seeks negotiations with Venezuela’s Maduro and his allies https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/12/18/all-carrot-no-stick-biden-seeks-negotiations-with-venezuela-s-maduro-and-his-allies The Biden administration signaled an intent to push for free and fair elections in Venezuela, offering sanctions relief in return. Maduro’s foreign backers, including Russia, China and Iran, are expected to play a role, as will Cuba, which is keen to improve relations with the U.S. Vessels sailing under the radar to ship Venezuelan crude to Cuba https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/11/vessels-sailing-under-the-radar-to-ship-venezuelan-crude-to-cuba Stopping the flow of Venezuelan oil to its ally Cuba might prove harder than the U.S. expected.