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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Mexico's tourist corridor is becoming a dream destination for drug traffickers

Business Insider 24 Feb 2021
Last year, the state saw a number of irregular landings linked to drug trafficking ... After consulting military sources, Milenio reported the Hawker 700 jet had initiated its journey in Venezuela, before landing on the Mexican road in broad daylight, where a truck was awaiting its descent.
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Coups and Colonialism: Why Does America Do What It Does?

Antiwar 24 Feb 2021
The inheritor of Castro’s mantle as nationalistic threat was Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez ... He took on United Fruit, who owned about 20% of the land in his country and redistributed it ... Morales, like Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, is a nationalist who sought a new relationship between his land’s resources and his land’s people.
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In Brazil, an indigenous woman joins Bolsonaro in fight for mining

Metro USA 24 Feb 2021
For decades her family picked and panned the borderland near Venezuela, scouring the hills for diamonds and gold. They kept digging even after Brazil in 2005 marked the land as indigenous territory, a measure that prohibited mining despite protests from her family and other wildcatters in her Macuxi tribe ... Silva insists only natives wildcat the land.
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Insight: In Brazil, an indigenous woman joins Bolsonaro in fight for mining

Yahoo Daily News 24 Feb 2021
For decades her family picked and panned the borderland near Venezuela, scouring the hills for diamonds and gold. They kept digging even after Brazil in 2005 marked the land as indigenous territory, a measure that prohibited mining despite protests from her family and other wildcatters in her Macuxi tribe ... Silva insists only natives wildcat the land.
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Why Google's Internet Balloon Project Loon Failed

Slashdot 19 Feb 2021
"That was really hard." ... But as time went on, Loon realized how tough it was to land these agreements. The company tried to get clearance to fly balloons over Venezuela, which would have made it easier to travel to other parts of South America, but the country's authoritarian government would not allow Loon to do so, one former employee said ... .
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Jailed suspect in anti-Maduro plot blames Colombia, Guaido

Kearney Hub 17 Feb 2021
... men landed in the port city of La Guaira, Venezuela, calling it an armed maritime incursion from neighboring Colombia.
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Venezuela: an Example of Struggle for Food Sovereignty and Food Security

Information Clearing House 14 Feb 2021
That is the kind of society that Venezuela is trying to achieve with the Bolivarian Revolution; one where sovereignty is not only a statement on paper but translates into security in all aspects of life of its citizens ... The first challenge of the Bolivarian Revolution was to deal with land access and ownership.
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Plane carrying Iranian refinery materials lands in Venezuela: Report

Press TV 13 Feb 2021
A plane carrying Iranian catalysts has landed in Venezuela to help jump start the oil refineries in the South American country amid a fuel crisis ... Last year, Iran sent more than a dozen flights to help restart the 310,000 bpd Cardon refinery and alleviate acute gasoline shortages in Venezuela.
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Iranian Catalysts Shipped for Venezuelan Refineries

Kayhan 13 Feb 2021
CARACAS (Dispatches) -- A plane carrying Iranian catalysts has landed in Venezuela to help jump-start the oil refineries in the South American country amid a fuel crisis, a report says ... Last year, Iran sent more than a dozen flights to help restart the 310,000 bpd Cardon refinery and alleviate acute gasoline shortages in Venezuela.
photo: White House / Tia Dufour
President Donald Trump welcomes Interim President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Juan Guaido Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at the South Portico of the White House.
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Venezuela – Food Security and Sovereignty to Fight Starvation Sanctions

GlobalResearch 12 Feb 2021
Mainstream media references to Venezuela always focus on the devastating economic crisis, which they directly or indirectly attribute either to the Maduro government mismanagement or to a total failure of the Bolivarian Revolution envisioned by Hugo Chávez ... How is Venezuela tackling this serious foreign-induced food crisis?.
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Colombia to target armed groups, restart coca fumigation, defense minister says

Metro USA 11 Feb 2021
Molano said the Andean country would pursue the Clan del Golfo, Los Caparros and Los Pelusos crime gangs “by air, sea and land.”. Colombia has repeatedly accused Nicolas Maduro, the president of neighboring Venezuela, of allowing the ELN and former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to operate from his country ... .
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The seeds that led to revolution in 1979

Press TV 10 Feb 2021
But, Iran is a big supporter of Venezuela ... Since the revolution Iran has helped Lebanon and Palestine, in their resistance against the Zionist occupation and in the protection of their lands, and more recently, we see in Iraq and Venezuela how Iran has helped these nations, stand up against foreign invaders and imperialism.
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Gulags? What gulags?

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 09 Feb 2021
In 2014, the Human Rights Council demanded that Israel share its Iron Dome technology -- an air-defense system that can take down not only rockets but artillery shells (!) before they can land on innocents -- with Hamas ... So does Venezuela ... the various North Koreas and Venezuelas.
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