Venezuela

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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Chinese navy to participate in International Army Games 2021

Xinhua 14 Aug 2021
Fifty members of Chinese navy marine corps have arrived in Russia's Vladivostok, and will compete with troops from Russia, Iran, Venezuela and other countries in combat vehicle driving, weapons ......
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More Than 180 Openly LGBTQ+ Athletes in Tokyo – Their Biggest Moments

NBCBayArea 14 Aug 2021
Team LGBT earned 11 gold, 12 silver and 9 bronze medals ... GOLD. Yulimar Rojas - Triple Jump - Venezuela U.S. & World ... Marine Vanguard Lands in Afghanistan as US Speeds Up Evacuations ... Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas not only won gold in the women's triple jump in Tokyo but she obliterated the world record that had stood since 1995 at 15.67m(about 51.4ft) ... ....
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In Venezuela, Prison Gang Chants Support for Politicians

InSight Crime 13 Aug 2021
But one prison gang in Venezuela broke with tradition, releasing a video in which its members gave a ringing endorsement to local candidates ... Prison Mafia in Venezuela is Not Just the 'Pranes' ... La Pica is one of five prisons in Venezuela to so far be outside the sphere of a government plan passed in 2013 to help authorities regain control of prisons....
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Salvatore 'Sam' Saporito

The Citizens' Voice 18 Jul 2021
Salvatore “Sam” Saporito, 98, of Uwchlan Twp., passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021. He was the husband of the late Girolama “Mae” Cavataio Saporito, who passed on May 7, 2020 ... Marine Corps and Army. After marrying his loving wife, Mae, in 1949, they moved to Venezuela, where Sam worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron Company ... .......
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Former U.S. marine arrested in Venezuela stages protest over dire prison conditions

The Miami Herald 15 Jul 2021
Matthew Heath, the former Marine captured in Venezuela in September 2020 and held on terrorism charges, refused this week to attend his trial in protest of his prison conditions. Heath ... ....
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Over the Past Year, More than 35,000 People Have Been Arbitrarily Detained in Belarus, Special Rapporteur on Belarus Tells Human Rights Council

Reliefweb 06 Jul 2021
High Commissioner for Human Rights Welcomes Police and Justice Reforms in Venezuela, Expresses Concern on Restrictions on Civic Space ... The Council then began an interactive dialogue on the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela....
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Advocates for American held in Venezuela as spy allege torture, extortion, prosecutorial lies

Finger Lakes Times 17 Jun 2021
Marine was caught with explosives and was a spy ... 8, 2020, the day Heath is believed to have been stopped at a police checkpoint in Venezuela ... As a retired Marine, Heath surely knew that Venezuela was in a state of conflict with the United States, which by then had offered a $15 million reward for the capture of its leader, Nicolás Maduro....
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Family of retired U.S. Marine accused of terrorism in Venezuela awaits word on his fate

The Miami Herald 16 Jun 2021
More than nine months after his arrest and jailing in Venezuela, retired U.S. Marine Matthew Heath is expected to go before a judge there on Thursday. The Tennessee man was ... ....
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Weightlifting doping bans bring bad news for Kazakhstan and Venezuela

Inside The Games 10 Jun 2021
In another development, Venezuela has lost quota places for the delayed 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and will have to leave potential medallists, male and female, out of its team ... The 96kg lifter Angel Luna Marin tested positive for boldenone and has been suspended for three years, taking Venezuela into "restricted quota" territory....
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All-KCAC Teams

News-Press Now 02 Jun 2021
Jun. 1—FOOTBALL. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE. Zach Esau, QB, sr., BETHEL. Malik Nesbitt, RB, jr., Avila. Keyshawn Wyatt, RB, sr., Southwestern. Quincy Sandoval, RB, so., Kansas Wesleyan. Chantz Scurry, FB, jr., BETHEL. Stevie Williams, WR, sr., Kansas Wesleyan ... Dr ... Jesus Rondon, Tabor, GK, fr., Merida, Venezuela ... Nicole Marin, Sterling, jr., Caracas, Venezuela ... 1.21 ... ....
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Count 'em! MLB hits 20,000 players with Godoy

Decatur Daily 23 May 2021
Because when Mariners backup catcher José Godoy made his big league debut Friday night, he became the 20,000th player in MLB history. There was no fanfare at Petco Park when Godoy came in to catch in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Mariners trailing 12-1. The 26-year-old from Venezuela who signed with St....
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Count 'em! MLB hits 20,000 players when Godoy debuts for M's

Johnson City Press 23 May 2021
Because when Mariners backup catcher José Godoy made his big league debut Friday night, he became the 20,000th player in MLB history. There was no fanfare at Petco Park when Godoy came in to catch in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Mariners trailing 12-1. The 26-year-old from Venezuela who signed with St....
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Oklahoma State women's golf: Lianna Bailey, Maja Stark propel Cowgirls to sixth at NCAAs

The Oklahoman 23 May 2021
Oklahoman ... Because when Mariners backup catcher José Godoy made his big league debut Friday night, he became the 20,000th player in MLB history. There was no fanfare at Petco Park when Godoy came in to catch in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Mariners trailing 12-1. The 26-year-old from Venezuela who signed with St ... ....
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