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CLAI calls for end to antidemocratic violence in Venezuela

CLAI calls for end to antidemocratic violence in Venezuela

Feb 28, 2014

28 February, 2014 - In a letter to the Churches in Venezuela the General Secretary of the Latin American Council of Churches, CLAI, a member of the ACT Alliance, expresses condemnation of the illegal and anti-democratic intentions of the opposition in Venezuela to bring about regime change using violence.

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  • Population: 28.6 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Caracas
  • Area: 881,050 sq km (340,561 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Spanish, indigenous languages
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 77 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 bolivar = 100 centimos
  • Main exports: Petroleum, bauxite and aluminium, steel, chemicals, agricultural products, basic manufactures
  • GNI per capita: US $9,230 (World Bank, 2008)