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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Lightning-Sparked Fire Hits Venezuelan Oil Refinery

The Daily Telegraph Australia 20 Sep 2022
On Saturday, a fire broke out at the refinery’s marine terminal. Tareck El Aissami, Venezuela’s minister of industries, said a gasoline ......
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Video: Two Massive Fires Hit Refinery Complex in Venezuela

The Maritime Executive 20 Sep 2022
On Saturday morning, a raging fire broke out at a marine terminal at the Puerto la Cruz Refinery in Guaraguao, Venezuela, sending flames and smoke high into the sky ... 150 firefighters from Venezuela's National Risk Management System and 15 fire engines responded to the scene....
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Extorted and tortured, an American prisoner in Venezuela awaits action from Biden

Stars and Stripes 17 Sep 2022
But he did not mention that he planned on crossing the Colombian border to visit her family in Venezuela ... We started going through social media in Venezuela, looking through pictures, searching for names.” ... Marine detained in Venezuela over the last two years, said that Khan is one of several cases of Americans suspected of being entrapped....
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Edward Heerema Passes the Reins to the Next Generation at Allseas

The Maritime Executive 17 Sep 2022
Allseas founder and President Edward Heerema is stepping aside after nearly four decades at the helm of his company ... His father, Pieter Schelte Heerema, founded Heerema Marine Contractors in Venezuela in 1948 and turned it into a powerhouse in offshore construction ... The concept is controversial among environmental advocates and marine scientists ... .......
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Maduro: Venezuela will be guarantor in Colombian peace talks

The Associated Press 14 Sep 2022
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government defended the detention of United States citizens, rejecting an earlier statement from the Department of State marking the two-year confinement of a Marine veteran ... Marine corporal, was arrested in 2020 at a roadblock in Venezuela and accused of being a terrorist and spying for then-U.S....
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Venezuelan Government Defends Detention of US Nationals

Beijing News 12 Sep 2022
CARACAS, Venezuela - The Venezuelan government defended the detention of United States citizens, rejecting an earlier statement from the Department of State marking the two-year confinement of a Marine veteran ... Marine corporal, was arrested in 2020 at a roadblock in Venezuela and accused of being a terrorist and spying for then-U.S....
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Tracking Tico: Manatee rescued after frantic search

BBC News 06 Sep 2022
It was veterinarians from Venezuela's environment ministry who finally managed to track the manatee through GPS and catch up with him ... Tico has been taken to a private sanctuary for marine animals on Venezuela's Margarita Island where he is being nursed after his epic voyage....

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