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Music festivals in Venezuela

In the last 6 years the Venezuelan scene has suffered a strong blow, in several areas. Great bands of Pop, Rock and Metal once filled the polyhedron of Caracas and in other opportunities as in the Red Experience in 1998 where Carlota was the site of the biggest events in the country. For years, Venezuelan musicians and producers took on the task of producing events with a high level and […]

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Venezuelan gastronomy: What is an arepa? What do we eat more in Venezuela? What are the typical dishes?

Hello, my dear readers! Today I come to talk about something that I love! Know what it is? The food! The gastronomy of Venezuela is very varied, and is the result of the cultural and gastronomic mix coming from Europe (especially from Spain, Italy, France and Portugal) and Africa (through the populations of slaves carried by the Spanish) with gastronomy of the indigenous peoples of Venezuela. I can tell you […]

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Threatened relatives of missing persons in boat towards Trinidad and Tobago [News written by guest]

After the relatives of the victims reported that they did not reach to your destination, they have been persecuted to force them not to divulge more information. The boat Ana María left on Thursday May 16 from Güiria and his whereabouts are unknown, there are no signs of shipwreck so far. The relatives of the disappeared who traveled in the Peña Ana Maria, from Güiria to Trinidad and Tobago, not […]

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Venezuela is at risk of losing a generation

Hello, my dear readers! Today I come with a subject a bit sad but hard to ignore…I know that last time I talked about health in Venezuela and when I researched so much about that, I found some information difficult to ignore because even I have seen that reality with my own eyes.And that reality is that the worsening of poverty in Venezuela has caused the deterioration in the quality […]

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Health in Venezuela: What are Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika?

Hello, my dear readers! Today I want to talk about health in Venezuela, since I have been very concerned about the number of people who have become ill and died due to the lack of medical supplies. Lately there has been a strong increase in malaria cases because the health system suffers the effects of hyperinflation and a recession. Sadly, in 2017, there were 406,000 cases of malaria in Venezuela, […]

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Guyana Esequiba: A short summary of the history of the zone in reclamation between Venezuela and Guyana

Hello, my dear readers! Today I come to talk about a very particular topic and I want to share it as a curious and interesting piece of information about my country. Since I was a little girl I always thought that the map of Venezuela was this: The continental territory borders on the north with the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, on the west with Colombia, on the south […]

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What happened in Venezuela on April 30? We are facing a coup d’etat?

This Tuesday all Venezuelans woke up with an important news, the interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, made a call to materialize the cessation of the usurpation. Guaidó addressed the public from the La Carlota Air Base, where he announced the military uprising of the officials of that site and the support to the opposition cause. In the military base was also Leopoldo López, opposition leader, imprisoned for political reasons […]

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Easter? How is the Holy Week celebrated in Venezuela?

Hello everyone again! I hope you have spent a beautiful holiday and a happy Easter. Holy Week in Venezuela is a time of spiritual guardianship and union of families, who come as a group to the celebration of the Eucharist, representations of the Way of the Cross, washing of the feet, visit of the 7 Temples, worship of The Nazarene and vigil of the Holy Sepulcher. Some do fasting on […]

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Is Venezuela safe?

I would love to answer this question with a simple yes, simply because I really love Venezuela! But the truth is I can’t say it is safe nor really dangerous. Last week my phone got robbed.. How did that happen? Well.. I was going back to my apartment a group of men had been watching me at the public transport stop. When I was getting on the bus they approached […]

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