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Venezuela paying $200 million interest on 2019, 2024 bonds

Staff Writer |
Venezuela has started transferring $200 million in interest payments on its sovereign bonds maturing in 2019 and 2024, the economy ministry said in a tweet.

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Ratings agencies this week downgraded Venezuela and PDVSA to "selective default" for late bond payments.

"Our government keeps complying with its obligations and ratifies the call to re-negotiate Venezuela's foreign debt," the ministry said.

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