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A Canadian who fell in love with Venezuela!

By Edgar Sánchez When Addison Hubert, a renowned businessman of White Rock learned that the Venezuelan women’s softball team could not attend this year the XV World Baseball and Softball Championship (WBSC) to be held in Surrey, BC; he felt very sad and he decided to provide all financial resources and support to

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Aquí se habla español

By Yajaira Moran Alberto, 6 years old, from Venezuela tell his mom that he didn’t know that in Venezuela there was a fountain so tall that it falls from the heights of a mountain (he was referring to the Salto Angel, in Bolivar state of Venezuela); he has had the

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5 of July – Venezuelan Picnic

By Jenny Bujosa / Translated into English by Alexandra Cruz Akirov On July 3rd, just a couple of days before our Independence Day celebration, we had our traditional and anticipated picnic. It was pleasant to see and feel all the people’s enthusiasm. Happy and joyful faces of children playing together

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The sweetest way of reinventing yourself in Canada

With a smile on her face, Natalia Brocks says that she changed “the plants for sugar flowers”. Around 13 years ago she came to British Columbia, she hanged the Agronomy Engineering Degree and she decided to used her talent in bakery to contribute with her home income. “You need to

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Do you have a hormonal imbalance?

How many times have we heard other people tell us when they are in a bad mood  “Oh, it’s my hormones”, or “It’s that time of the month” or “You must be having your period!”, etc. There are many changes that a girl goes through in her development towards becoming

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Saving puppies one hallaca at a time

Spanish article written by Valentina Ruiz Leotaud / Translated into English by Alexandra Cruz A. If you happen to be in the mailing list for Venezuelans in Vancouver, you have probably read about Graciela León and her business Mis Deliciosas Hallacas. Although the name may seem pretty self-explanatory, Graciela explores

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The Venezuelan Table with Foreign Flavours

By Yajaira MoránTranslated by Genevieve Ayukawa No one in Venezuela would think it surprising to eat cachitos for breakfast from the Portuguese bakery, eat Italian food for lunch, and eat Chinese or Japanese food for dinner. The native diet was based on corn and yucca complemented with some sort of

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