An employee pumps gas into a car at a gas station of the state oil company PDVSA in Caracas December 16, 2013. Venezuela's Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez said on Monday the country should begin a ... more 
An employee pumps gas into a car at a gas station of the state oil company PDVSA in Caracas December 16, 2013. Venezuela's Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez said on Monday the country should begin a discussion about boosting the highly subsidized price of fuel, which is the currently cheapest in the world. The fuel subsidy generates losses of $12.5 billion per year, he said. Authorities have been reluctant to raise prices because of riots in 1989 that were partly triggered by a fuel price hike. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY BUSINESS) less 
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Mon, Dec 16, 2013 1:52 PM EST