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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Ex-Citgo CEO helped Venezuelan drug trafficker move money, US witness testifies

Reuters 06 Dec 2023
Arvelaiz on Monday said Orense gave cash to one of Marin's contacts in the United States ... Arvelaiz, who said he served as a member of Orense's security detail at the time, said he recalled Orense and Marin discussing the arrangement at Marin's ranch in Venezuela ... Previously worked as a correspondent in Venezuela and Argentina....

Mets hire Kevin Mahala as minor league hitting coordinator

New York Post 23 Nov 2023
A hitting-heavy Mets farm system has added another voice at the top of the hierarchy ... Yabbour, originally was signed by the Twins out of Venezuela in 2019, made his pro debut last season with the Mariners, when he pitched 20 innings with a 3.60 ERA and 28 strikeouts in the Dominican Summer League .......

Federal trial of reputed Venezuelan drug lord starts in New York next week

The Eagle-Tribune 21 Nov 2023
General Carvajal had nothing to do with corporate decisions at Citgo and never met Luis Marin until years later,” Margulis-Ohnuma said . The government’s motion also appears to say, the lawyer continued, that Carvajal was present at a party at Marin’s ranch in Venezuela that was attended by drug traffickers and where money laundering was discussed....

Prevent Blindness Georgia Raises $320,000 To Expand Their Vision Saving Initiatives For Underserved Youth and ...

The Eagle-Tribune 20 Nov 2023
The event drew a crowd of 275 individuals, with distinguished guests including the award-winning TV producer Rikki Klaus, Oswaldo Canto, the Deputy Consul General of Mexico, Monica Marin, the Deputy Consul General of El Salvador, Charles S....