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Latest revision as of 00:07, 9 October 2019

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
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Location  South America
Capital  Caracas
Area  912,050 sq km
Population  31,689,176
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  • Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas retained her triple jump title at the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham.[1]

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  • Venezuelan television anchor Alejandra Oraa was appointed as United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Latin America and the Caribbean on 8 April 2016. In her new role, Ms Oraa will work towards promoting an integral approach to HIV based on human rights, as part of the health agenda for women and youth, and will raise public awareness and understanding of gender inequality.[2]

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  • Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt received the 2018 World Press Photo of the Year award for his image of a man ablaze during a violent protest in Caracas.[3]

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  • Venezuela and Cuba signed cooperation accords on 27 April 2013 for 51 projects worth two billion U.S. dollars to deepen relations between the two nations. The agreements encompass health, education, transportation, sports, energy and special social missions.[4]

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  • Venezuelan naturalist won a 2019 Whitley Award for his work ensuring the protection of the endangered yellow-shouldered parrot.[5]

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  • Venezuelan Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado won the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix in a Williams’ car on 13 May 2012. It was Williams' first win in eight years.[6]

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  • Venezuela's government prohibited people from possessing guns in public places in an effort to counter rampant violent crime. The measure took effect on 24 May 2012.

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  • The Venezuelan government outlaws the commercial sale of guns and ammunition since 1 June 2012, the latest in a series of initiatives to improve security and cut crime.[7]

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  • Venezuela and other thirty-seven countries met internationally-set hunger eradication targets set for 2015 to halve the percentage of hungry people well ahead of time, the United Nations food agency revealed on 12 June 2013.[8]

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  • Venezuela's Cermeno claimed the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) world super-bantamweight title by beating Jun Qui Xiao of China in Beijing on 24 June 2016.

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  • Independence Day of Venezuela. Venezuela declared independence from Spain on 5 July 1811.

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  • Rivas Wuileixis of Venezuela won gold in Men's Greco-Roman 66 kg Wrestling event at the 2015 Pan American Games.[9]

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  • Mona Irene Lailan Saez Conde won the 1981 Miss Universe title as the second Venezuelan on July 20, 1981. Mona was crowned at the age of 19.
  • Maritza Sayalero from Venezuela was crowned Miss Universe in 1979 at the age of 18. Maritza became Venezuela’s first Miss Universe titleholder.

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  • Barbara Palacios Teyde of Venezuela was crowned as the 35th Miss Universe in 1986 at the age of 22. Barbara is the third woman from Venezuela to win the title.

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  • Venezuela was officially welcomed into the Mercosur economic and political trade bloc of a handful of South American countries on 31 July 2012.


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  • Fencer Ruben Limardo won the men's epee fencing competition at the London Olympics on 1 August 2012 to earn Venezuela only their second Olympic gold medal ever.[10]

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  • Venezuelan researcher Fernando Febres Cordero was named as one of the recipients of the 2014 Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards. The award is given to promising young academics to pursue their line of research in the sciences or arts and humanities.[11]

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  • Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago on 25 August 2018 signed a oil partnership agreement, in the presence of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Keith Rowley, to explore wealth for both countries from joint gas fields.

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  • Venezuelan film Desde Alla or From Afar won the top Golden Lion prize at the 2015 Venice film festival.

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  • Venezuela and China on 22 September 2013 signed 12 agreements, including ones related to a finance fund deal, education, and a joint development between Chinese state-owned oil producer Sinopec and Venezuela’s national oil company, pointing to stronger ties between the two countries.

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  • Venezuela’s second satellite, Miranda, was successfully launched into orbit atop a Chinese rocket from the northwestern Chinese province of Gansu on 29 September 2012. The new earth-observation satellite will allow Venezuela to keep an eye over its entire territory more efficiently and update maps more frequently.[12]

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  • Venezuelan athlete Yulimar Rojas retained her world triple jump title on 5 October 2019 with a huge jump of 15.37 meters at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha.

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  • Baruj Benacerraf of Venezuela jointly (with Jean Dausset and George Snell) won the 1980 Nobel Prize in medicine for their discoveries concerning genetically determined structures on the cell surface that regulate immunological reactions.[13]

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  • Venezuela was elected as a non-permanent member of the U.N. Security Council on 16 October 2014 for the years 2015-2016.[14]

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  • Susana Duijm, former Venezuelan model and actress, won the Miss World title on October 20, 1955. Duijm became the first Venezuelan to win the Miss World title.[15]

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  • Venezuela’s democratic opposition and the country's political prisoners were awarded the prestigious 2017 European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.[16]
  • Venezuela was elected as a council member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on 27 October 2014 for four years from the Americas region. ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies.

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  • Ivian Sarcos from Venezuela was crowned the 2011 winner of the Miss World beauty pageant on November 7, 2011 at the age of 22. [15]

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  • Venezuelan television presenter, 25-year-old Gabriela Isler, on 9 November 2013 was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony. Gabriela is the seventh woman from Venezuela to win the title.

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  • Venezuela was elected on the United Nations Human Rights Council on 12 November 2012 for a three-year term. The council was created by the UN General Assembly in 2006 as the main human rights body of the UN.
  • Pilín León from Venezuela was crowned Miss World 1981 at the age of 18. She became the second Venezuelan since 1955 to win the title.[15]

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  • Astrid Carolina Herrera from Venezuela won the 34th Miss World pageant at the age of 21. It was held on November 15, 1984 in the Royal Albert Hall, London. Astrid was the third representative from Venezuela to win the Miss World contest.[15]

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  • Jacqueline Aguilera from Venezuela won the 45th Miss World Pageant at the age of 19. The event was held at the Sun City Entertainment Centre in Sun City, South Africa on 18 November 1995. Jacqueline became the fifth woman from Venezuela to win the Miss World title..[15]

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  • Laureano Márquez, a columnist for Tal Cual in Venezuela, was one of the recipients of the Committee to Protect Journalists' 20th Annual International Press Freedom Awards. Laureano was awarded at a ceremony on 23 November 2010 for his bold news coverage against systematic attacks on journalists.[17]

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  • Venezuela won gold in individual dressage at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz.

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  • Venezuelan men’s bowling team won gold at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz.

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  • Venezuelan women’s water polo team won gold at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz.


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  • Ninibeth Leal from Venezuela won the 41st Miss World contest, held on 28 December 1991 in Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, USA, at the age of 20. Ninibeth was the fourth titleholder from Venezuela.[15]

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