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Venezuela is a tropical caribbean counrty on the northern coast of South America. It contains 23 states, which are then split into ten regions. Venezuela was first sighted by Christopher Columbus who named it after "Little Italy" since it reminded him of the waterfront in Italy. Its official language is spanish, and its population of 25,375,281 people consist of Spanish , Italian , Portuguese , Arab , German , African , indigenous people. This beautiful country is well traveled and toured by many...

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[]Although Paradise fall doesn’t exist but it was inspired by a real fall, the highest waterfall in the world. That is Angle fall. And I want ask you 1 more question, can you tell me which country does the fall belong to? Besides this highest waterfall, Venezuela is also famous for the kingdom of beautiful women. Lying on the northern coast of South American with the official language is Spanish, people call Venezuelan culture is a melting pot which includes the combination of Spanish, African and indigenous...

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Inflation in Venezuela

Economy Inflation in Venezuela Economy Inflation in Venezuela Written By: Mateo Tudela Economy Inflation in Venezuela After many years of prosperity Venezuela faces inflation. What is inflation? A popular web page called Investopedia says that “Inflation is the rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services rises, and in the end purchasing power falls.” You may also ask yourself, what is the inflation rate? Inflation rate is a measure of the percentage decrease in currency...

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The Economy of Venezuela

The economy of Venezuela is surprising well for a South American country. Typically, when you think of the economies of South American countries you think that they are poor and dismal with high unemployment rates and squander. However, Venezuela has an upper middleclass economy due to the oil production of the country. In fact, oil revenues account for approximately ninety-five percent of export revenue for the entire country. Oil is also twelve percent of Venezuela’s gross domestic product, or...

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Chavez and Venezuela

Basic Information on Chavez and Government of Venezuela Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (born 28 July 1954) is the current President of Venezuela, having held that position since 1999. He was formerly the leader of the Fifth Republic Movement political party from its foundation in 1997 until 2007, when he became the leader of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). Following his own political ideology of Bolivarianism and "Socialism for the 21st Century", he has focused on implementing socialist...

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United States and Venezuela: 2001-2008

 United States and Venezuela: 2001-2008 Prior to the Cold War, “US policy had aimed at keeping major powers from attaining strategic positions that might threaten US security” (Leogrande, p. 355, 2007). This led to Dollar Diplomacy of President Taft, and the justification of intervention on behalf of the fear of Communism. The end of the Cold War resulted in the United States emerging as the sole power of the world, leaving no other country willing, or able, to contest US influence in Latin...

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Venezuela and Mercosur, Trade Blocs

Unit 4 International business setting up a business in Venezuela- Mercosur/Trade blocs, etc ATIA Hotel will be a four star hotel on a budget and of smaller size. The hotel will be set up as LLC of Venezuela and will be located in Venezuela. MERCOSUR: In English, Mercosur means Southern Common Market.Mercosur is a Regional Trade Agreement among Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. It was founded in 1991 and later updated in 1994. Purpose of founding Mercosur is to promote free trade. Four...

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Food Scarcity in Venezuela

Food Scarcity in Venezuela.   Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) is a small country located in South America. Since its independence from Spain in 1811, this country has actively played an important role as a hub for international commerce, in the beginning producing agricultural products such as coffee, sugar, rice, cocoa among many others.  A hundred years later, in 1912 the first oil well was drilled. The Royal Dutch Shell and then Rockefeller’s Standard Oil became major producers of oil...

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Venezuela Welcomes Me Back

Maria Montilva Dawn Garcia ENC1101/ 5:40-6:55pm September 25, 2013 Venezuela Welcomes Me Back One of the best and most memorable moments of my life was my arrival back to Venezuela after seven years of not going. I came to Miami when I was 4 years old, and never did I once go back to Venezuela until I was eleven. Starting from a week before I was anxious, nervous and excited all at the same time, it was too many feelings at once. It was hard to control myself. Being used to something and then...

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Venezuela Kyoto Protocol Refusal

Venezuela is a nation emerging from the corruption of two century’s plagued by greedy military dictator and bloody revolutions that left hundreds of thousands dead. During the 21st century Venezuela eventually became a democratic nation when its first democratically elected president, Rómulo Gallegos, in which he ruled until 1947. The last of the military coups put him out of office and landed Perez Jimenez, the corrupt power monger only worsened the corruption within the already struggling nation...

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