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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T&T secures US$15M signing bonus, other financial benefits on new gas deal

Petroleum World 19 Nov 2021
Map showing the Loran- Manatee crossborder field, with Loran being located in the marine area of Venezuela ... a part of the Loran- Manatee cross-border field, with Loran being located in the marine area of Venezuela ... the Loran-Manatee cross-border that falls within its marine area....
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Why is Iran talking oil exports after years of sanctions?

The Jerusalem Post 03 Nov 2021
Then US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled the waivers, reports said at the time ... In August 2020 reports said the US seized Iranian petroleum on ships heading for Venezuela. Several Iranian ships also made it to Venezuela in May and June 2020. UK Royal Marines also briefly detained an Iranian tanker near Gibralter in August 2019 ... (credit ... ....
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Families of US hostages, detainees urge Biden to take action

New York Post 26 Oct 2021
The families that signed the letter currently have relatives detained or held hostage in Afghanistan, China, Cuba, Egypt, Iran, Mali, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Venezuela. Among the families that signed was Paula Reed, the mother of former US Marine Trevor Reed who was convicted to nine years in Russian prison last year....
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Relatives of American hostages held abroad accuse Biden of neglecting their loved ones and keeping ...

The Daily Mail 25 Oct 2021
Signatories include families whose relatives are imprisoned or held hostage in countries such as Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, Cuba and Venezuela ... Ex-Green Beret Luke Denman has been held in Venezuela since last year's failed coup attempt ... special forces operative, was sentenced to a 20-year prison term in Venezuela after a failed coup....
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Venezuela's coastal villages, fisherman suffer as oil spills rise

Reuters 06 Oct 2021
While oil spills in much of the world are widely reported and victims compensated, that is not the case in Venezuela ... Marine biologist Eduardo Klein, who monitors oil spills in Venezuela, estimated the length of the slick near Rio Seco at 65 kilometers (40 miles) based on satellite images....
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Venezuela’s coastal villages, fisherman suffer as oil spills rise

Metro USA 06 Oct 2021
While oil spills in much of the world are widely reported and victims compensated, that is not the case in Venezuela ... Marine biologist Eduardo Klein, who monitors oil spills in Venezuela, estimated the length of the slick near Rio Seco at 65 kilometers (40 miles) based on satellite images....
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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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