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Marcel Granier
Marcel Granier Haydon (born July 4, 1941) is a Venezuelan businessperson. He is the President (corporate title), President and Chief executive officer, CEO of Empresas 1BC and the General Director of RCTV, Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV), which until becoming a cable TV-channel on May 27, 2007, was the most watched television channel in Venezuela. Biography Marcel Granier was born on July 4, 1941 to Marcel Granier Doyeux and Brígida Haydon Urbaneja. He attended law school and later married Dorothy Phelps Tovar, the granddaughter of the founder of Empresas 1BC and Radio Caracas Radio, William Henry Phelps. They have six children together; Marcel Alfredo Granier Phelps, Carlos Eduardo Granier Phelps, María Cristina Granier Phelps, María Clara Granier Phelps, Isabel Helena Granier Phelps, and Jorge Granier, Jorge Ignacio Granier Phelps. In 1969, Granier quit practising law and became a director at RCTV, moving up the ranks to his current position. On November 10, 1976, he began ...
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Venezuela
Venezuela (; ), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela ( es, link=no, República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a country on the northern coast of South America, consisting of a continent A continent is any of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven geographical regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest in area to smal ...al landmass and many islands and islets in the Caribbean Sea The Caribbean Sea ( es, Mar Caribe; french: Mer des Caraïbes; ht, Lamè Karayib; jam, Kiaribiyan Sii; nl, Caraïbische Zee; pap, Laman Karibe) is an Americas, American Mediterranean sea (oceanography), mediterranean sea of the Atlantic Ocean .... It has a territorial extension of , and the population of Venezuela was estimated at 28 million in 2019. The capital and largest urban agglomeration is the city of Caracas Caracas (, ), officially Santiago de León de Car ...
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Hugo Chávez
Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (, ; 28 July 1954 – 5 March 2013) was a Venezuelan politician who was president of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013, except for a brief period in April 2002. Chávez was also leader of the Fifth Republic Movement political party from its foundation in 1997 until 2007, when it merged with several other parties to form the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), which he led until 2012. Born into a middle-class family in Sabaneta, Barinas, Chávez became a career military officer and, after becoming dissatisfied with the Venezuelan political system based on the Puntofijo Pact, he founded the clandestine Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement-200 (MBR-200) in the early 1980s. Chávez led the MBR-200 in its unsuccessful Venezuelan coup attempts of 1992, coup d'état against the Democratic Action (Venezuela), Democratic Action government of President Carlos Andrés Pérez in 1992, for which he was imprisoned. Pardoned from prison two ye ...
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Venezuelan Chief Executives
Venezuela (; ), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela ( es, link=no, República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a country on the northern coast of South America, consisting of a continental landmass and many Federal Dependencies of Venezuela, islands and islets in the Caribbean Sea. It has a territorial extension of , and the population of Venezuela was estimated at 28 million in 2019. The capital and largest urban agglomeration is the city of Caracas. The continental territory is bordered on the north by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Colombia, Brazil on the south, Trinidad and Tobago to the north-east and on the east by Guyana. The Venezuelan government maintains a claim against Guyana to Guayana Esequiba. Venezuela is a federation, federal presidential republic consisting of States of Venezuela, 23 states, the Venezuelan Capital District, Capital District and Federal Dependencies of Venezuela, federal dependencies covering Venezuela's offs ...
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RCTV Personalities
Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV) was a Venezuelan free-to-air television Television network, network headquartered in the Caracas neighborhood of Quinta Crespo. It was sometimes referred to as the Canal de Bárcenas. Owned by Empresas 1BC, Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV) was inaugurated on 15 November 1953 by William H. Phelps Jr., William H. Phelps, Jr. Its Radio broadcasting, radio counterpart was Radio Caracas Radio. On 27 May 2007, president Hugo Chávez decided to shut down the channel by refusing to renew their Broadcast license, broadcast concession, accusing the channel of being involved in the 2002 Venezuelan coup d'état attempt, 2002 coup d'état in Venezuela, which briefly overthrew his government. The Supreme Tribunal of Justice (Venezuela), Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) upheld the National Commission of Telecommunications (CONATEL) decision. RCTV continued to broadcast via pay television on RCTV Internacional. In January 2010, RCTV was sanctioned with temporar ...
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Freedom Collection
Freedom Collection is a repository documenting the continued struggle for human freedom and liberty around the world. Sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute at the George W. Bush Presidential Center it uses video interviews to document the stories of brave men and women who have led or participated in freedom movements from the 20th century to the present. Nearly 60 dissidents have been interviewed for the Freedom Collection’s online video archive, including the Dalai Lama, and dissidents from Syria, China, Burma, East Timor, Venezuela, Iran, Tunisia and Egypt. Václav Havel, former Czech president and a leader in the 1989 revolution that ended communist rule, was interviewed before his death. The Freedom Collection also includes a physical archive containing documents and artifacts from major freedom movements, including an early draft of the Tibetan Constitution given to President Bush by the Dalai Lama. At the Freedom Collection's dedication the former President declar ...
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William is a male Male (symbol: ♂) is the sex of an organism that produces the gamete (sex cell) known as sperm, which fuses with the larger female gamete, or ovum, in the process of fertilization. A male organism cannot sexual reproduction, reproduce sexually ... given name of Germanic Germanic may refer to: * Germanic peoples, an ethno-linguistic group identified by their use of the Germanic languages ** List of ancient Germanic peoples and tribes * Germanic languages :* Proto-Germanic language, a reconstructed proto-language of ... origin.Hanks, Hardcastle and Hodges, ''Oxford Dictionary of First Names'', Oxford University Press Oxford University Press (OUP) is the university press of the University of Oxford. It is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press. It is a department of the University of Oxford and is g ..., 2nd edition, , p. 276. It became very popular in the English language English is a ...
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Recordland
Recordland is one of Venezuela's largest music and video store chains. It is owned by Empresas 1BC, which is the same owner of Radio Caracas Radio and RCTV, Radio Caracas Television (RCTV). Recordland opened in 1982 and now operates 22 stores located throughout the country. On December 15, 2006, Tu Tienda RCTV, a gift shop which sells various products containing the logo of RCTV, ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, ¿Quien Quiere Ser Millonario?'', and RCTV's new telenovela, ''Te Tengo en Salsa'', opened in the Recordland at the Centro Sambil in Caracas.Rctv.Net


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*Empresas 1BC *Radio Caracas Radio *RCTV *Venezuelan Album Chart


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Eladio Lárez
Eladio José Lárez Villamizar (born 8 June 1941) is a Venezuelan businessperson and Television presenter, TV Presenter. He is the President (corporate title), President of RCTV, Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV), which until its removal from the public airwaves on 27 May 2007, was the most watched television channel in Venezuela. Biography Eladio Lárez was born in Carúpano in the eastern Venezuelan state of Sucre (state), Sucre. He studied law at the Central University of Venezuela, Universidad Central de Venezuela and later attended graduate schools in Chile and Argentina. He loves music and he plays the violin. His career in television began at the Televisora Nacional (channel 5) as the host of the cultural programs ''La Canción Venezolana'', ''Esta Noche'', ''Música de Cámara'', ''Gran Concierto'', and a children's show called ''El Universo de los Niños''. Eladio Lárez joined RCTV on 18 January 1971, replacing Francisco Amado Pernía as news presenter, news anchor of '' ...
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The New York Post
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Human Rights Foundation
The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a non-profit organization that focuses on promoting and protecting human rights globally, with an emphasis on closed societies. HRF organizes the Oslo Freedom Forum. The Human Rights Foundation was founded in 2005 by Thor Halvorssen Mendoza, a Venezuelan film producer and human rights advocate. The current chairman is Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov, and Javier El-Hage is the current chief legal officer. The foundation's head office is in New York City. Organization HRF's mission is to "unite people in the common cause of defending human rights and promoting liberal democracy, to ensure that freedom is both preserved and promoted". HRF's website states that it adheres to the definition of human rights as put forth in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1976), believing that all individuals are entitled to the right to free speech, speak freely, the right to worship in the manner of their choice, the right to fre ...
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Thor Halvorssen (human Rights Activist)
Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza (born 1976; ) is a Venezuelan human rights advocate and film producer with contributions in the field of public policy, public interest advocacy, individual rights and civil liberties, and pro-democracy advocacy. ''The New York Times'' described Halvorssen as a maverick "who champions the underdog and the powerless." Buzzfeed publishes that Halvorssen "possesses a burning desire to right the countless injustices of this world and he has committed himself to this task with an intensity to match that of the dictatorship he has placed in his sights. And he does not care if those injustices are being committed by the 'right-wing' or 'left-wing' regimes." Halvorssen is founder of the Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual gathering described by ''The Economist'' as a "spectacular human-rights festival ... on its way to becoming a human-rights equivalent of the Davos economic forum". Halvorssen is president of the Human Rights Foundation, an organization d ...
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