Find out how many Venezuelans play in the Major Leagues, the names of the players in the American League and National League, statistics, photos and more.
- 52 Venezuelan baseball players in the Major Leagues.
- 270 Venezuelan baseball players have played in the Major Leagues since 1939.
How to understand in five minutes what’s happening in Venezuela and how to understand in three minutes why the Venezuelan right-wing wants to violently overthrow Revolutionary President Nicolas Maduro
How to understand in five minutes what’s happening in Venezuela
1999. In Venezuela, the old parties are displaced by a new leader called Hugo Chávez, who endorses a call for a referendum to create a Constituent Assembly that represents…
Hugo Chávez: Gone for a Year, But Still Looming Large
March 4, 2014
David Gespass, NLG Past President
A year after the death of Hugo Chávez is a propitious time to examine his legacy. Such an examination is even more important in light of the current wave of demonstrations in…
Venezuela is not Ukraine
By Mark Weisbrot.
Read the original article at The Guardian
The current protests in Venezuela are reminiscent of another historical moment when street protests were used by right-wing politicians as part of an attempt to overthrow the elected government.…
Violent protest will not help Venezuela
Original version here
We deplore the wave of violence from minority and extremist sections of Venezuela‘s opposition, that left three dead, 60 injured and saw physical assaults on government institutions, including shots and Molotov cocktails attacks on the state TV…
US organizations Denounce Washington’s Complicity with Venezuelan Opposition
Caracas, 26 Feb. AVN.- US social organizations claim that there is complicity of Washington with Venezuela’s opposition to destabilize the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
“We are well aware that the foreign policy of the United States towards Venezuela since…
Press Statement from the United Bolivarian Venezuelans Organization of New York & The Rebel Diaz Art Collective in Solidarity with Venezuelan Government and People
The United Bolivarian Venezuelans Organization of New York urges Venezuelans to express their solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and reject the violent and destabilizing actions against the legitimate government of President Nicolas Maduro.
They also extend their full support and…
Venezuela to be proposed as host of World Baseball Classic in 2017
The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Serie del Caribe, Tobías Carrero, pointed out this weekend that he will propose to Major League Baseball that the Venezuelan island of Margarita be included as host of World Baseball Classic in…
Venezuela’s Bob Abreu to Returns to the Phillies
After a spectacular season by the Venezuelan outfielder Bob Abreu in the winter leagues in his home country, where he played for the Leones del Caracas, the player accepted an invitation to spring training from the Philadelphia Phillies.
Omar Vizquel Named to Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame
The Venezuelan shortstop Omar Vizquel was chosen by the Cleveland Indians to be part of a select group of former players to be included in their Hall of Fame, according to an announcement Tuesday on MLB.com.
The news came via…
Venezuela’s Wilson Ramos Signs with the Nationals
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The Washington Nationals will hold onto Venezuelan catcher Wilson Ramos, according to an article by Joel Sherman in the New York Post.
The Venezuelan newspaper Ultimas Noticias picked up the story, reporting that Ramos has secured a fifth season with…