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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Angels’ Luis Rengifo shows encouraging signs amid a disappointing season

LA Daily News 04 Jul 2022
MIAMI — As the Angels season has slipped away, revealing one problem after another, Luis Rengifo is doing all he can to show that he’s not one of them ... If Rengifo could develop into an everyday player, it would be the culmination of a journey that has included plenty of peaks and valleys since the Seattle Mariners signed him out of Venezuela....

U.S. delegation fails to secure release of Americans in Venezuela visit

Reuters 01 Jul 2022
delegation led by President Joe Biden's chief hostage negotiator ended a visit to Venezuela on Thursday after failing to secure the release of any of the Americans detained there, U.S ... Ambassador to Venezuela James Story were especially focused on the case of Matthew Heath, a U.S....

U.S. hostage envoy visits Venezuela in bid to free jailed Americans-sources

Reuters 28 Jun 2022
delegation on a visit to Caracas on Monday in the latest bid to secure the release of Americans detained in Venezuela, according to a U.S ... Five other Citgo executives are still held in Venezuela. Also in custody is Matthew Heath, a Marine veteran arrested in 2020 on charges of terrorism and arms trafficking ... nationals in Venezuela."....

How Brazil’s military has played a role in the destruction of the Amazon

Alternet 23 Jun 2022
The response of the government has been to increase military action to curb environmental crimes in Brazil ... Paulo ... “Tribes in Deep Water ... Pedro Marin is the editor-in-chief and founder of Revista Opera. Previously, he was a correspondent in Venezuela for Revista Opera and a columnist and international correspondent in Brazil for a German publication ... ....

Families of Americans detained abroad call for urgent action from Biden to free their loved ones

News-Press Now 22 Jun 2022
This mounting anger and distress was underscored this week by the attempted suicide of Matthew Heath, a Marine veteran who has been imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly two years, as well as a "logistical error" that left detained WNBA star Brittney Griner unable to call her wife, ......

Former US Marine jailed in Venezuela attempts suicide, is hospitalized in Caracas

Stars and Stripes 21 Jun 2022
Marine jailed under terrorism charges by the Nicolàs Maduro regime in Venezuela, has been hospitalized after trying to take his life on Saturday by using a piece of porcelain broken off from a sink to try to cut his veins, persons close to his defense team said ... citizen was hospitalized in Venezuela,” the spokesman said....

US Marine veteran arrested in Venezuela in 2020 on terrorism charges has attempted suicide while ...

The Daily Mail 21 Jun 2022
A US Marine veteran detained in Venezuela on terrorism charges since 2020 has attempted suicide, according to his family ... Bill Richardson - who has helped secure the release of numerous Americans detained overseas throughout his career - said he would work with Venezuela to negotiate Health's release....

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