Tagged: Venezuela

Venezuela, located on the northern coast of South America, is a nation of approximately 28 million people. Caracas, the capital and largest city, serves as the political and economic center. The country has experienced significant political and economic turbulence, marked by the presidency of Hugo Chávez from 1999 until his death in 2013, followed by Nicolás Maduro. The political landscape is polarized between the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), associated with Chávez and Maduro, and various opposition groups, including Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) coalitions. Venezuela’s political environment has been marred by allegations of human rights abuses, suppression of opposition voices, and economic mismanagement, leading to a severe economic crisis with hyperinflation, unemployment, and widespread poverty. The nation, which possesses one of the world’s largest oil reserves, relies heavily on oil exports, contributing to economic vulnerabilities. Venezuela’s cultural identity is influenced by a mix of indigenous, European, and African heritage, evident in its diverse music, dance, and cuisine. As the country grapples with internal challenges, including political instability, a humanitarian crisis, and mass emigration, the role of international actors, regional diplomacy, and efforts towards national reconciliation are crucial for shaping Venezuela’s future. The ongoing struggle for democratic governance, economic recovery, and social stability underscores the complex and multifaceted nature of Venezuela’s contemporary issues. LOCALBUSINESSEXPLORER: Features democracy and rights of Venezuela.

Venezuela Literature

Venezuela Literature

For a long time Venezuelan literature was identified, at least in the eyes of Europeans, with the work of R. Gallegos (1884-1969); this was perfectly explainable, both for the intrinsic value of the writer,...

Venezuela Population 2014

Venezuela 2014

Yearbook 2014 Venezuela. The year was characterized by continued major financial problems. In six weeks, from the beginning of September to the middle of October, the price of oil fell by a full 16%....