Bolivia Seizes Spanish Power Firm

Bolivian President Evo Morales seized the local assets of Spanish power grid operator Red Eléctrica Corp. and ordered the armed forces to take over its installations, the latest move against Spanish corporate interests in Latin America.

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    LA PAZ, Bolivia, May 4 (UPI) -- As confusing signals go, Bolivia achieved a double whammy by seizing a Spanish power generation company hours before welcoming Spanish energy giant Repsol into the country. Bolivian President Evo Morales went to some length ...
    05/3/2012 - 7:53 pm | View Link
  • Boliva seizes control of Spanish national grid company
    Morales has said that the Spanish company will be compensated for the takeover. In 2010, Morales took control of most of Bolivia’s power generation companies, including UK-headquartered Ruralec, which is still seeking compensation via a court case in The ...
    05/2/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Bolivia Seizes Spanish-Owned Power Firm
    (Newser) – Bolivian President Evo Morales marked May Day by ordering the country's armed forces to seize the assets of the country's main electricity company. Spanish-owned Red Electrica owned and operated around 85% of Bolivia's power grid, and Morales ...
    05/1/2012 - 10:19 pm | View Link
  • Bolivia seizes assets of Spanish power firm
    MADRID (MarketWatch)--Bolivia’s move to expropriate the local unit of a Spanish power grid operator, hard on the heels of Argentina’s recent takeover of YPF, sounds a warning to Spanish energy firms in Latin America and is yet another setback for the ...
    05/1/2012 - 9:49 pm | View Link
  • Bolivia govt seizes control of power grid
    President Evo Morales announced on Tuesday that his government is completing the nationalisation of Bolivia's electricity sector by seizing control of its main power grid from a Spanish-owned company. Morales took advantage of the symbolism of May Day ...
    05/1/2012 - 2:13 pm | View Link
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