Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests
    • VEN101087.FE - Obtaining permanent resident status and the rights associated with that status (2005 - February 2006) - March 2006
    • VEN101126.FE - Procedures required for a person married to a Venezuelan to obtain Venezuelan citizenship; whether steps can be taken outside Venezuela or whether the person married to the Venezuelan must be living in Venezuela when applying for citizenship; personal documents that must be submitted during the procedures; the freedom of the Venezuelan authorities to accept or reject an application (2005 - February 2006) - Feb. 2006
    • VEN100306.E - Documentation required and procedures to be followed by a parent wishing to travel abroad with a minor child in the absence, or without the consent, of the second parent (2003-July 2005) - July 2005

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Children

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • VEN41656.E - Government organization for the protection of minors, specifically in cases of sexual exploitation, and the way in which a person can report to authorities a case of sexual exploitation (i.e. using minors for pornographic videos)2003. - June 2003
Non Government Reports
  • Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers - Child Soldiers Global Report - 2008

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Corruption

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Immigration and Refugee Board (RIRs)
    • VEN105297.E Venezuela: Police corruption at the Pariaguán municipal police station in the Miranda district; police corruption at the Freites municipal police station, including in connection to the Director (2014-August 2015) -  Aug. 2015

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • International Crisis Group
    • Containing the Shock Waves from Venezuela - Mar. 2018

  • InSight Crime

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Disabilities

None Available


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Elections

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • VEN43006.E - Venezuela: The results of the recall referendum and any reports of violence that may have occurred during or after the referendum (15 August 2004-15 September 2004) - Sept. 2004
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Minority Rights Group International - State of the Worlds Minorities - 2016
  • Minority Rights Group International:  Peoples Under Threat - 2020
  • World Directory of Minorities - Overview

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Afro-Venezuelans

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Barí and Yukpa

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Pemón

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Pemon

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Warao and Kariña

Non-Government Organization Reports

Ethnic Groups / Race - Yabarana

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Yabarana

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Yanomami

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Yekuana

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Yekuana

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Gender

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • VEN100186.E - Venezuela: Domestic violence, including legislation, recourse and services available to victims (2003-June 2005). - July 2005

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International Profiles
    • Unprotected in Ecuador: Venezuelan refugee women survivors of gender-based violence - Nov. 2022 

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Human Rights

US Government Reports Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Human Rights Lose Whilest Impunity Prevails - July 2021
    • Welcome Venezuela - 2019
    • Authorities must free human rights defender Orlando Moreno - April 2021
  • Human Rights Watch
    • "The Venezuelan Exodus" - The Need for a Regional Response to an Unprecedented Migration Crisis - Sept 2018
    • Tightening the Grip: Concentration and Abuse of Power in Chàvez's Venezuela. - July 2012
    • Rigging the Rule of Law - June 2004
  • International Crisis Group
    • Containing the Shock Waves from Venezuela. March 2018
  • Freedom House

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Justice System

 

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • VEN101085.FE - Venezuela: Description of organized crime or its operations; whether the government has taken measures against organized crime; measures taken by the government to guarantee the safety of witnesses to crimes (2004 - February 2006) - March 2006
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Silenced by Force: Politically-Motivated Arbitrary Detentions in Venezuela - 2017
  • Human Rights Watch
  • The Guerrillas Are the Police - Jan 2020
  • International Crisis Group

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Law

None Available

Maps


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Medical Availability

International Government Organization Reports
  • World Health Organization Page
 

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports

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Refugees / Returnees/IDPs

 

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • VEN106031.FE Venezuela: Treatment by the authorities and pro-government groups of failed refugee claimants who return to the country (2016-December 2017). Jan. 2018

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International Profiles 
    • Unprotected in Ecuador: Venezuelan refugee women survivors of gender-based violence - Nov. 2022 
  • International Crisis Group
    • Hard Times in a Safe Haven: Protecting Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia - Aug.2022

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Religion

US Government Reports

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Sexual Orientation

Specific Country Issues - Organized Crime

Specific Country Issues - Union Membership

US Government Reports
  • Congressional Research Service (CRS)
    • Oil Market Effects from U.S. Economic Sanctions: Iran, Russia, Venezuela - Feb. 2020
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • VEN42695.FE - Venezuela: Current situation of employees of the state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) who were discharged following their participation in strikes during December 2002 and April 2003; work reintegration; access to the public service and the private sector; whether private companies are instructed not to hire workers fired by PDVSA; remedies undertaken by unions to reinstate strikers in their former positions; whether strikers are targeted by harassment. - May 2004
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Specific Country Issues - Kidnapping

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • VEN101127.FE - Venezuela: Whether Colombian guerrillas are present in Venezuela and whether they are involved in kidnappings, particularly in Caracas and in other cities, or in the eastern part of the country; measures taken by the Venezuelan authorities against the guerrillas (2004 - February 2006) - Feb 2006

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Speech / Press / Internet

Non Government Reports

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Timeline

Trafficking

US Government Reports  

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Terrorism

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Terrorism - 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Congressional Research Service
    • Latin America - Terrorism Issues - Dec. 2016

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Torture

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Human Rights Watch - Crackdown on Dissent: Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela - Nov. 2017

 

Updated December 2, 2022

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