It is a Spanish speaker country located on the northern region of South America. It is one of the most urbanized countries. Tourists love Venezuela’s weather and this is one of the most important factor that helps to increase tourism in this beautiful country.

  • National Day: July 5th, 1811
  • Best know tourist spot: Angel Falls
  • Traditional dance: Joropo y tambores
  • A dish you cannot miss: Arepas (fried native bread filled with meat, eggs, tomatoes, salad, cheese, shrimp, and occasionally baby shark)
  • National alcoholic drink: Rum
  • Architectural hostpot in the Capital: Teresa Carreño Cultural Complex
  • Famous people: Simon Bolivar, Gustavo Dudamel, Carolina Herrera, Simon Diaz
  • Great baseball players: Andres Galarraga

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News About Venezuela

Omar Vizquel to manage Team Venezuela in 2017 World Baseball Classic

By Josh Poloha Former Cleveland Indians star shortstop Omar Vizquel has received his first managing position in baseball. Per’s Jason Beck, Vizquel has been selected to manage Team Venezuela in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Hired as the Detroit Tigers fir

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Venezuelan social housing: Division over right to buy
March 10, 2016 Comments are off

By Grace Livingstone Marta Mendivil and her family used to live in a single room in a shanty town in Caracas. When it rained she had to bale out the water that poured through the roof. Now Mrs Mendivil, her husband and their two children live in a three-bedroom apartment in the Santa

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Copa America Centenario 101 – All you need to know about Copa America Centenario

The brightest stars in world soccer are headed to the US next summer, and they’ll be playing for keeps. The US will host the Copa America Centenario in June 2016, with 10 South American national teams joined by six CONCACAF countries – including the United States and Mexico

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Designer Karina Gamez brings the jungle of Venezuela to New York Fashion Week

By Rebekah Sager Arriving Friday at The Space at Skylight Clarkson Square for New York Fashion Week is a respite from the arctic chill gracing New Yorkers with temps in the teens. The show is Karigam, featuring the clothing of Venezuelan designer Karina Gamez’s 2016 Fall/Winter coll

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Saudi Arabia, Venezuela talk of co-operation to stabilize oil market: report

Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi discussed co-operation between OPEC members and other oil producers to stabilize the global oil market with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, state news agency SPA reported. Venezuela’s Oil Minister Eulogio Del Pino, who is on a tour of

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