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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Mariners ‘pleased’ Luis Castillo won’t pitch for Dominican Republic in WBC

Killeen Daily Herald 02 Feb 2023
Three other Mariners are expected to play for a loaded Dominican team that will be favored to win the event ... And four other Mariners are expected to participate — third baseman Eugenio Suarez (Venezuela); pitcher Matt Brash (Canada); reliever Matt Festa (Italy); and top prospect Harry Ford (Great Britain) ... He never threw a pitch for the Mariners....

US allows Trinidad to access Venezuelan gas

Metro USA 26 Jan 2023
The Trinidad government and the business community-the energy sector in particular-are celebrating an announcement by the Biden administration this week that it is lifting restrictions on Trinidad and Venezuela developing a major natural gas field on the marine border between the two nations....

Venezuela’s oil spill crisis reached new heights in 2022: report

Mongabay 20 Jan 2023
Venezuela sits on one of the largest deposits of proven crude oil and natural gas reserves in the world ... Venezuela is home to 3,409 marine species, according to UNESCO’s Ocean Biodiversity Information System, with oil spills being one of the primary threats against them....

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