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1. Executive summary:

The main purpose of the following report is to provide information about the profile of The Bolivarian Republican of Venezuela; in order to study the current situation of the country for further investigations in the future that may help to understand the opportunities and risk involve in importing and opening new markets in Venezuela.

The analysis includes reviews and an extensive research about: First the geography and global information to introduce the country; second, the History since the arrival of the Spaniards. The Political analysis will be explained as much detailed as possible due to its specifics characteristics in the recent decades with the Hugo Chavez’s government. He report draws special
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Life expectancy (2009)--73.94 years.
Ethnic groups: Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arab, German, African, Amerindian.
Source: INE
According to the 2001 census, almost 80% of the population lives in urban areas. The Capital is the Metropolitan Caracas, the country's largest city, that has an estimated of 5.2 million inhabitants. Venezuela is proud of its tradition as a melting pot, and the majority of its citizens have a mixed racial heritage of Caucasian, African, and American Indian elements. Other major cities are Maracaibo, Valencia, Barquisimeto, Maracay, Merida, Ciudad Bolivar.
The country is well known for its Misses, having the record guiness of the most beauty contest awards, 6 Miss Universes and several Miss worlds, it is also famous because of the soap operas (telenovelas) and baseball players.

2.4 Climate:
Varies from tropical to temperate, depending the elevation. There are mainly two seasons, the rainy from July to November and the dry one the rest of the year.

2.5 Map:

Figure 6: Map of Venezuela. Source: http://www.mapsofworld.com

3 History:
Before the arrival of Christopher Colombus who landed in Venezuela in 1498, the population was composed by Indians Timotocuicas, Arawaks, Wayuu, Caribes and others, not as advance as the Incas or Mayas Civilizations for example in some others parts of the continent. The real Spanish Colonization started 38 years after that. From 1925 to 1938 The King
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