Chávez threatens to cut oil to U.S.
CARACAS — President Hugo Chávez threatened to cut off oil sales to the United States if Venezuela is attacked by its U.S.-allied neighbor Colombia in a dispute over allegations that Venezuela gives haven to Colombian rebels. The U.S. is the top buyer of oil from Venezuela, which is the United States’ fifth-biggest foreign supplier. But Colombia has not threatened military action. Experts say it’s likely Chávez made the warning in part to put Washington and Bogotá on notice that he will not stand for a more aggressive international campaign to denounce allegations that leftist rebels are finding refuge in Venezuela. country was founded, to about 35,000 cubic feet today. At least 90 percent of Pakistan’s water is used for farming, and about 25 percent is wasted by farms that use flood irrigation, according to the study.