Articles by Chris Kraul



Venezuela's Chavez Takes Aim at Private Property

  • 01 September 06
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Perched in a green and forested area in the city's southern hills, the exclusive Valle Arriba Golf Club has long offered its members a breathtaking view and a pleasant escape from urban cacophony.

In Kabul, Khatami Takes Swipe at U.S.

  • 15 August 02
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
In the first visit of an Iranian head of state to neighboring Afghanistan in 40 years, President Mohammad Khatami threw his support behind the U.S.-backed government here but strongly criticized the American approach to the global war on terrorism.

Enron Gets $1.5Bln Credit Reprieve

  • 05 December 01
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
In a desperate bid to stay afloat, Enron laid off 4,000 employees at its Houston office Monday -- nearly half its headquarters staff -- and unveiled a $1.5 billion financing plan in a New York federal bankruptcy court designed to keep it operating.

Fallen Enron Files for Bankruptcy, Sues Dynegy

  • 04 December 01
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Bloodied but defiant, fallen energy giant Enron Corp. on Sunday filed both a long-awaited Chapter 11 bankruptcy case -- the largest ever -- and a $10 billion lawsuit against would-be merger partner Dynegy Inc. for abandoning it at the altar last week.

Brazil Congress Moves to Cut Deficit

Oil Reserve Sale Biggest Ever in U.S.

Arena Building Boom, or Bust?