Living in Venezuela
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Venezuela
| Business and Economy in Venezuela
Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce & Industry, www.venamcham.org/
Torre Credival, Piso 10, 2da. Avenida de Campo Alegre, Campo Alegre; Apartado 5181, Caracas 1010-A, Venezula.
Tel: (58-221) 263-0833; (58-212) 263-1829; firstname.lastname@example.org.
US Mailing Address: VenAmCham: S-522, Jet Internacional C.A., P.O. Box 020010, Miami, FL 33102-0010.
The Economist is a British weekly newsmagazine reporting on the global economy, politics etc. The Country Briefings, compiled for 60 countries by the Economist Intelligence Unit, provides extensive economic and political data, as well as links to articles. Take a look at the Venezuela Country Briefing.
U.S. Government Export Portal, www.export.gov, publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Venezuela.
The World Bank provides extensive political and economic analysis and data on most countries, including Venezuela.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources
Askalo Venezuela www.askalo.com.ve is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across Venezuela.
Expat Exchange provides country-specific resources, classified ads, articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Venezuela.
| Government and International Organizations
Organization of American States, www.oas.org, of which Venezuela is a member, is an international organization aiming to strengthen cooperation between all states in the Western hemisphere. 17th Street & Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006, USA. Tel: (202) 458-3000; For more information visit the website of the Permanent Mission of Venezuela to the OAS.
Permanent Mission of Venezuela to the United Nations, www.venezuelaonu.gob.ve, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links, or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.org/english/ or www.un.int,
United Nations Development Programme in Venezuela, www.pnud.org.ve (in Spanish), provides information about UN projects on democratic governance, social development, environment and sustainable development, and more (in Spanish). The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), www.undp.org, publishes annual Human Development reports, www.undp.org, with in-depth analyses of development issues and trends worldwide, as well as the Human Development Index, a statistical tool comparing key Human development criteria of most countries worldwide.
| News and Media in Venezuela
VHeadline.com, www.vheadline.com, is an independent news source reporting on Venezuela.
Venezuelanalysis, www.venezuelanalysis.com, provides news and analysis from Venezuela.
The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), www.nacla.org, is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive information on major trends in Latin America and its relations with the United States; publishes the bimonthly magazine ‘Nacla Report on the Americas’.
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Venezuela.
Live-radio.net provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Venezuela.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Venezuela.
| Recommended Reading on Venezuela
Lonely Planet Venezuela by Krzysztof Dydynski
Venezuela-The Bradt Travel Guide by Hilary Dunsterville-Branch
Footprint Venezuela Handbook by Alan Murphy, Dan Green
Insight Guides Venezuela by Angela Baynham
The Battle of Venezuela by Michael McCaughan
| Travel Information for Venezuela
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on South America, including Venezuela.
Think Venezuela, www.think-venezuela.net, is an online tourism directory focusing on Venezuela.