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be confused with the Roseate Spoonbill for a variety of reasons. Both species have relatively long legs, long necks, and pinkish plumage. Both also sift through the water with their bills when feeding. Despite these similarities, the two species are unrelated. The easiest ways to tell the two species apart are by the dark outer wing feathers (primaries) on the flamingo and both species' distinctive bill shapes." Smithsonian Marine

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;Concert Artists Guild Competition" (New York), as well as a laureate of the "Concours Musica Antiqua" (Belgium) and the "Premio Flauto Dolce" (Germany). In the 1980s and 1990s Carr had enormous success in the Latin music world, winning Grammy Awards for Best Mexican-American Performance (Grammy Award for Best Mexican Mexican-American Album) in 1986 for her album ''Simplemente Mujer''; Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album Best Latin Pop Album


is left of Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Orlando and that there are now two huge craters where McCoy AFB and downtown Orlando once stood. He also informs them that it will likely take a thousand years to get the contaminated areas decontaminated and habitable again. Maracas are heard in many forms of Latin music and are also used in pop (pop music) and classical music. They are considered characteristic of the music of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela

, Jamaica and Brazil. Maracas are often played at celebrations and special events. In rock and roll, they are probably most identified with Bo Diddley, who wrote the song "Bring it to Jerome" about his maraca player, Jerome Green (who also played maracas for Chuck Berry). Maracas are also very popular with children and are commonly included in the instruments of the rhythm band. * The castle-museum (Château de Boulogne-sur-Mer) of Boulogne, in the fortified

name "Bo Diaz statistics" Joropo Central The '''Joropo central''', is a musical style characteristic from the states Aragua (Aragua (state)) and Miranda (Miranda (state)) and the Eastern zones of Carabobo and north of Guárico (Guárico (state)). Is also called '''Joropo tuyero''' or '''pasaje aragüeño''', it accompanies the dance of joropo at the central zone of Venezuela, is interpreted by a harpist and a singer, that also executes the maracas

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Olivares . Jonathan Montenegro, a Venezuelan who was the first South American Menudo, also became a member of the group at the time that Aguilera joined. For a small period, Aguilera became a teen idol in Puerto Rico. One reason Hernández chose the Mariners is because his idol, fellow Venezuelan pitcher Freddy García, was pitching for the team at the time. His agent, Wil Polidor, also attributed the decision to the influence of Hernández's father Felix Sr., a trucking

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. Jones, a musician, graduate of Moody Bible Institute, and the son of a Salvation Army minister. Following his graduation from Moody, Jones worked under evangelist Paul Rader (Paul Rader (evangelist)) and was part of the founding staff of the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle where Jones assisted in leading music, working with youth and overseeing Rader's weekly radio ministry called "WJBT" ('''W'''here '''J'''esus '''B'''lesses '''T'''housands) ''Come Up To This Mountain'', Neely, Lois - Tyndale Publishers, 1980; pg. 31 Impressed by the impact Rader's radio ministry had made, Jones felt called to establish missionary radio in Latin America. As a result, Jones traveled to Venezuela, Colombia, Panama and Cuba on a seven-week trip in 1928 looking for a suitable location for his envisioned radio station, but was unable to obtain the necessary government permits. ''Come Up To This Mountain'', Neely, Lois - Tyndale Publishers, 1980; pg. 54 Back in Chicago nearly two years later, Jones met Christian & Missionary Alliance (CMA) missionaries from Ecuador - Reuben and Grace Larson, John and Ruth Clark and Paul and Bernice Young. These missionaries encouraged Jones to consider Ecuador as the place to start his missionary radio station. In December 1937 she was transferred to duty with the Hydrographic survey and carried out her operations on the coasts of Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, British Guiana, and Samoa until September 1941. name Carolina Herrera nationality Venezuelan, American (United States) birth_date

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, found themselves in the midst of a second power dose of famousness in 1993, when they acted in the Televisa soap opera, ''Dos Mujeres, un Camino'' (''Two Women, one Road''), alongside Erik Estrada, Laura León, Lorena Herrera, Selena Quintanilla and Bibi Gaytán, among others. In addition to the acting, they performed the show's opening song, which was titled like the show. The CD ''Pura Sangre'' which included the song ''Dos Mujeres, un Camino'', earned gold album gold

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as an amateur free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1978 and made his debut with Baltimore on September 19, 1982. A native of Bolívar State (Bolívar State (Venezuela)), Venezuela, the well-traveled Manrique was a solid second baseman with a good range and a strong throwing arm that allowed him to play deep and steal hits (Hit (baseball)). He also was an above-average shortstop. When he debuted in the major leagues in 1981 as a 19-year-old, he was the youngest player in the major

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''Phoberomys insolita'' was a bit larger still, but it is not known from any reasonably complete remains and thus its size cannot be estimated more precisely. In early 2008, the discovery of ''Josephoartigasia monesi'' was announced, which was even larger. '''''Bienvenidos''''' ''(Spanish (Spanish language) for "Welcome")'' is a Venezuelan sketch comedy television show. Produced and hosted by Miguel Ángel Landa, the show was produced by Venevisión from

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, Fundacion Eugenio Mendoza, Association Cultural Humboldt (Goethe Institute) and the Alliance Française. This basilica in Maracaibo is one of the many popular representations of the Virgin Mary in Venezuela. The story of an apparition (Marian apparition) of the virgin dates from the 18th century. thumb left The Viceroyalty of New Granada as laid out in the Royal Decree of 1717. (File:Col1717.PNG) The two original Spanish viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru had existed


'''Venezuela''' ( with an estimated population around 29,100,000. Venezuela is considered a state with extremely high biodiversity (Megadiverse countries), with habitats ranging from the Andes Mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rainforest in the south, via extensive ''llanos (Los Llanos, Venezuela)'' plains and Caribbean coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta (Orinoco Delta) in the east.

The territory currently known as Venezuela was colonized by Spain (Spanish colonization of the Americas) in 1522 amid resistance from indigenous peoples (Indigenous peoples in Venezuela). In 1811, it became one of the first Spanish-American colonies to declare independence (First Republic of Venezuela), which was not securely established until 1821, when Venezuela was a department of the federal republic of Gran Colombia. It gained full independence as a separate country in 1830. During the 19th century, Venezuela suffered political turmoil and autocracy, remaining dominated by regional ''caudillos'' (military strongmen) until the mid-20th century. Since 1958, the country has had a series of democratic governments. Economic shocks in the 1980s and 1990s led to several political crises, including the deadly Caracazo riots of 1989, two attempted coups in 1992 (1992 Venezuelan coup d'état attempts), and the impeachment of President Carlos Andrés Pérez for embezzlement of public funds in 1993. A collapse in confidence in the existing parties saw the 1998 election (Venezuelan presidential election, 1998) of former coup-involved career officer Hugo Chávez and the launch of the Bolivarian Revolution, beginning with a 1999 Constituent Assembly (1999 Constituent Assembly of Venezuela) to write a new Constitution of Venezuela.

Venezuela is a federal (federation) presidential republic consisting of 23 states (States of Venezuela), the Capital District (Venezuelan Capital District) (covering Caracas), and federal dependencies (Federal Dependencies of Venezuela) (covering Venezuela's offshore islands). Venezuela also claims all Guyanese (Guyana) territory west of the Essequibo River, a

Venezuela is among the most urbanized countries in Latin America; as (by 1998) per capita GDP fell to the same level as 1963, down a third from its 1978 peak. Kelly, Janet and Palma, Pedro (2006) "The Syndrome of Economic Decline and the Quest for Change", p. 207 in McCoy, Jennifer and Myers, David (eds, 2006), ''The Unraveling of Representative Democracy in Venezuela'', Johns Hopkins University Press, ISBN 0-8018-8428-4.

The recovery of oil prices (Price of petroleum) after 2001 boosted the Venezuelan economy and facilitated social spending which significantly reduced economic inequality and poverty, Kevin Voigt (6 March 2013). Chavez leaves Venezuelan economy more equal, less stable. ''CNN.'' Retrieved 5 April 2014. Dan Beeton and Joe Sammut (6 December 2013). Venezuela Leads Region in Poverty Reduction in 2012, ECLAC Says. ''Center for Economic and Policy Research''. Retrieved 5 April 2014. although the fallout of the 2008 global financial crisis (Financial crisis of 2007–2010) caused a renewed economic downturn. In February 2013, Venezuela devalued its currency due to the rising shortages in the country.

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