Coordinates: 8°N 66°W / 8°N 66°W / 8; -66

Venezuela (i/ˌvɛnəˈzwlə/ VEN-ə-ZWAYL; Spanish: [beneˈswela]), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America. It is bordered by Colombia on the west, Brazil on the south, Guyana on the east, and the islands of Trinidad and Tobago to the north-east. Venezuela's territory covers around 916,445 km2 (353,841 sq mi) with an estimated population around 33,221,865. Venezuela is considered a state with extremely high biodiversity (currently ranks 7th in the world's list of nations with the most number of species), with habitats ranging from the Andes Mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rain-forest in the south, via extensive llanos plains and Caribbean coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta in the east.

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New index helps identify 55 unprotected marine protected areas

Phys Dot Org 24 Mar 2023
A new Paper Park Index (PPI) developed by researchers at the University of British Columbia's Sea Around Us initiative helped identify 55 marine protected areas (MPAs) across the world where enough fishing takes place to contravene the protection status officially assigned to such sites ... Marine Policy....

2023 Preview: Seattle Mariners

Hibbing Daily Tribune 23 Mar 2023
Seattle Mariners ... After snapping the longest active drought in the four major professional sports and reaching the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, the Mariners were active shoppers ... 3B Eugenio Suarez (Venezuela) was one of many Mariners who participated in the WBC....

Larry Stone: Why ex-Mariner Edwin Diaz's injury shouldn't sideline the World Baseball Classic

Hastings Tribune 18 Mar 2023
"It was awesome," Smyly told reporters when he got back to the Mariners complex ... The Mariners had been thrilled by what Smyly's dazzling outing portended for their season ... This issue dates to the first WBC in 2006, when 19-year-old Felix Hernandez very much wanted to pitch for Venezuela — and the Mariners very much didn't want him to....

A Grip on Sports: You never know what overlooked nugget may spell doom for your NCAA bracket

The Spokesman-Review 17 Mar 2023
A GRIP ON SPORTS • In our never-ending search for tidbits to improve everyone’s NCAA Tournament bracket, we missed a key one. And it may end up having a big cost. ••••••• ... The WNIT ... Puerto Rico, missing closer (and former Mariner) Edwin Diaz, will face Mexico tonight (4, FS1) while the U.S. meets Venezuela on Saturday (4 p.m., Fox 28) ... •••. WSU ... Mariners....

2023 World Baseball Classic Quarterfinal: USA vs Venezuela preview, how to watch, more

AM New York 16 Mar 2023
However, it all starts with a showdown against Venezuela ... USA (3-1) vs Venezuela (4-0) ... Venezuela 2B Jose Altuve (Astros) RF Anthony Santander (Orioles) DH Gleyber Torres (Yankees) C Salvador Perez (Royals) CF Ronald Acuña Jr. (Braves) SS Andres Gimenez (Guardians) 1B Eugenio Suarez (Mariners) 3B Eduardo Escobar (Mets) LF David Peralta (Dodgers)....

WBC: Venezuela stays unbeaten in Pool D

Beijing News 15 Mar 2023
Seattle Mariners third baseman Eugenio Suarez smacked a two-run single to put Venezuela up for good in a 4-1 win over Nicaragua in Pool D play of the ......

WBC roundup: Venezuela stays unbeaten in Pool D

Beijing News 15 Mar 2023
Seattle Mariners third baseman Eugenio Suarez smacked a two-run single to put Venezuela up for good in a 4-1 win over Nicaragua in Pool D play of the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday in Miami ... Orioles went on to add an RBI double for Venezuela (3-0)....

Orioles World Baseball Classic roundup: Anthony Santander homers in Venezuela’s win over Dominican Republic

Pioneer Press 12 Mar 2023
Santander then tripled in the bottom half of the eighth and scored on a single from Seattle Mariners third baseman Eugenio Suárez to put Venezuela up 5-1. The win for Venezuela was its first over the Dominican Republic in the WBC ... Orioles minor league reliever Darwinzon Hernandez didn’t pitch for Venezuela in the win....

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