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Venezuelans: Citizens, or natives, of Venezuela
Venezuelan people are people identified with Venezuela. Venezuelans are predominantly Roman Catholic and speak Spanish. The majority of Venezuelans are the result of a mixture of Europeans, Africans and Amerindians. Approximately 71.6% of the population are Mestizos or Mulattos of mixed European, African and Amerindian ancestry, and 43.6% of Venezuelans identify as European or Middle Eastern. Mestizos who have more African features are more common than the ones with native Amerindian features. An additional 3.6% identify as fully Black/African-descendants, while 3.2% identify as fully Amerindians.


'Tired of politicized pastors': Maduro alerts Pope that Venezuelans are DITCHING Catholicism

'tired of politicized pastors': maduro alerts pope that venezuelans are ditching catholicism
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that his countrymen are fleeing the Catholic Church en masse because they have grown tired of "politicized" bishops. "I want to tell you, dear Pope Francis, we..
WorldNews - Published

'Missed his moment': opposition corruption scandal undermines Venezuela's Guaido

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's faltering efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro are facing a new challenge in the form of an influence-peddling scandal that has left disillusioned..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Venezuelans

Venezuela dollarisation: Use of American dollars increasing [Video]Venezuela dollarisation: Use of American dollars increasing

Turning to the US dollar, Venezuelans move away from the bolivar as the economic crisis continues.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Venezuelan migrants caught in crossfire of Colombia protests [Video]Venezuelan migrants caught in crossfire of Colombia protests

ctivists say incidents of racism and xenophobia against Venezuelans in Colombia have increased over the past 10 days.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:24Published


Black Friday comes to Venezuela as socialist government loosens controls

Venezuelans flocked to shopping centers in Caracas, the country's largest city, on Friday to take advantage of the first "Black Friday" discounts in recent memory, as socialist President Nicolas..
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Bolivia kicks out Cubans, Venezuelans for allegedly fueling unrest

Bolivia's interim government said it had asked Venezuelan and Cuban officials to leave the country, including scores of Cuban doctors, accusing them of instigating unrest in the wake of the resignation..
Reuters - Published

Transforming children through music

60 Minutes remembers José Antonio Abreu, who created a children's music program that inspired generations of Venezuelans.
CBS News - Published

Venezuela exodus set to top 5 million as long-term needs grow, officials say

The exodus of Venezuelans is on track to reach 5 million people, as pressure grows on neighboring countries to provide them with long-term support, United Nations and European Union officials said on..
Reuters - Published

Venezuela designers turn to piracy after Adobe announces it will cut service

Venezuelans desperately explored piracy workarounds on Tuesday to continue using Adobe programs after the software developer said it will cut access to its products for the country's users, citing U.S...
Reuters - Published

Aruba says it will require Venezuelans to obtain visa to visit

The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba will require Venezuelans to obtain a visa to visit, its government said on Wednesday, adding to the nations that have tightened entry restrictions on the crisis-hit..
Reuters - Published

Florida banking group pushed for sanctions exemption for ordinary Venezuelans

An industry group representing Florida banks pushed for an exemption to U.S. sanctions on Venezuela that were issued last week, executives said on Tuesday, arguing the measures had affected customers..
Reuters - Published

Venezuelans in Argentina get sense of deja vu as crisis builds

Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling toward the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was..
Reuters - Published

Venezuelans in Argentina get to grips with crisis: again

Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling towards the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was..
Reuters - Published

Peru to boost border security after stricter entry rule for Venezuelans

Peru plans to beef up security at its border with Ecuador to prevent illegal immigration, after stricter entry requirements for Venezuelans led to a 90% drop in legal crossings, a government official..
Reuters - Published

Slovenia to resettle Venezuelans with Slovenian ancestry

At least 47 Venezuelans with Slovenian ancestry will be resettled in Slovenia to escape the economic meltdown that has given rise to "unbearable conditions" in the South American country, a cabinet..
Reuters - Published

U.S. to pay for thousands of doses of HIV drugs for Venezuelan migrants

The United States said on Wednesday it will provide thousands of doses of HIV medication to treat Venezuelans in Colombia as part of regional efforts to manage care for millions of migrants fleeing the..
Reuters - Published

Violent deaths of Venezuelans in Colombia on the rise: report

An average of one Venezuelan died violently in Colombia each day in the first seven months of 2019, Colombia's forensic science institute said in a report, a trend that may worsen as immigration..
Reuters - Published

Fears stoke backlash against Venezuelans in Peru

Why some Peruvians fear that the recent influx of Venezuelans migrants poses a risk to their jobs.
BBC News - Published

Ecuador to require visas for Venezuelan migrants: Moreno

Ecuador will require Venezuelan citizens, who until now could cross the border with a passport or other form of identification, to have a visa to enter the country, Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno..
Reuters - Published

Push to grant protected status to Venezuelans fails in House

The bill's supporters pushed to suspend the rules of House and pass the bill before lawmakers left for their August recess
CBS News - Published

Macaws offer feathered 'therapy' to suffering Venezuelans

Looking for an escape from the daily realities of crisis-ridden Venezuela, Carmen Gomez finds solace receiving visitors on the roof of her Caracas apartment building every morning: groups of blue and..
Reuters - Published

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans: official

Colombia is preparing a temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans, part of an effort to reduce off-the-books jobs that often pay less than the minimum wage while depriving state programs of..
Reuters - Published

Number of Venezuelan migrants could double to eight million: OAS

Some 5,000 Venezuelans leave their country each day, the Organization of American States (OAS) said in a report on Friday, and the number of migrants from the oil-producing country could double to 8..
Reuters - Published

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants

Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homeland where the visa has been available until now,..
Reuters - Published

About 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants stuck at Chile-Peru border

Some 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants fleeing poverty at home remained stranded on the Peru-Chile border on Thursday after being refused entry to Chile earlier this week.
Reuters - Published

As Peru tightens its border, desperate Venezuelans cling to asylum lifeline

Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisis-stricken nation, as many lacking those..
Reuters - Published

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown

Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most..
Reuters - Published

US considers providing temporary asylum to Venezuelans

us considers providing temporary asylum to venezuelans
Washington: President Donald Trump here on Tuesday (local time) said that he was looking into the possibility of granting temporary asylum to thousands of Venezuelans who have fled to the United States..
WorldNews - Published

Venezuelans adopt recycling to make ends meet

In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a marketplace kiosk in Caracas and repairs broken light bulbs for people who can’t.. - Published

Number Of Applications For Asylum In The EU Increased During First Quarter Of 2019

number of applications for asylum in the eu increased during first quarter of 2019
The European Asylum Support Office said the number of applications for asylum in the European Union has increased during the first four months of 2019 on Monday, according to Deutsche Welle. The EASO..
WorldNews - Published

Thousands of Venezuelans pack border with Colombia

Several thousand Venezuelans, desperate for food and medicine, packed a border crossing to Colombia on Saturday, hours after President Nicolas Maduro partially reopened it.
France 24 - Published

More Than Four Million Refugees Have Now Fled Venezuela

more than four million refugees have now fled venezuela
The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said the number of Venezuelans fleeing their home country remains "staggering" on Friday as there are now more than 4 million Venezuelans living abroad,..
WorldNews - Published

Four million Venezuelans have fled crisis: U.N.

Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of 2015, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Peru president vows to keep deporting Venezuelans with criminal records

Peru's president on Thursday vowed to continue deporting Venezuelans with criminal records as long as necessary, part of a tougher stance toward Venezuelan migrants in the region as they continue to..
Reuters - Published

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