Venezuela Jungles

venezuela jungles
Venezuela Jungles - findings and carbon-dating evidence indicate that human settlements here can be traced back to 13,000 BC. the defeat of the Spanish by Simon Bolivar and his armies in 1819, it, along with Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama, formed the independent Republic of Gran. Venezuela emerged from that coalition in 1830. popular election of President Hugo Chavez in 1999 has now caused considerable controversy, especially within the United States, as Venezuela has some of the largest proven oil reserves outside of the Middle East and President Chavez is using same as a regional threat and bargaining chip. finally, the country is still feeling the devastating impact of (Hurricane Mitch, October 1998), when at least 5,000 people died in Venezuela's worst natural disaster in a half-century.