Sep 06/05 - On a miserly OPEC member: mixing charity with politics and falling way short!
PMBComment: Mr. Chavez’s advisors - on how to jerk around with the
So far, 94 countries and international organizations have offered aid, according to a State Department spokesman. Here is its partial list of OPEC nations from which the
: Up to $1 million to Red Cross from CITGO Petroleum Venezuela : $5 million ..(not a Member of OPEC but acts as if it were) Bahrain : $400 million in oil, $100 million cash Kuwait : $100 million cash Qatar : $255 million from Aramco Saudi Arabia : $100 million cash United Arab Emirates
Nothing more shameful than playing politics when people need anything but politics. PMB
Source: CNN reporting on State Department info.