Venezuela’s attorney general said on Thursday that 10 officials from state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) were arrested for allegedly diverting and selling some 3 million liters (792,516 gallons) of fuel illicitly, as long lines continue at petrol stations throughout the OPEC country due to shortages of gasoline and diesel. Farmers, manufacturers and retailers earlier this week pressed President Nicolas Maduro to speed up a plan to resolve shortages of diesel, warning that lack of fuel was threatening harvests and food transport in the crisis-stricken country. “These criminals have tried to make a profit, I repeat in a criminal way, with fuel without caring about the damage it causes not only to society, but they practically become allies, accomplices of those who have […]