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Corruption in Venezuela is high by world standards and was so for much of the 20th century. The discovery of oil had worsened political corruption,[238]United States Department of State and the Government of Canada have warned foreign visitors that they may be subjected to robbery, kidnapping for a ransom or sale to terrorist organizations[230] and murder, and that their own diplomatic travelers are required to travel in armored vehicles.[231][232] The United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has advised against all travel to Venezuela.[233] Visitors have been murdered during robberies and criminals do not discriminate among their victims
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Televisa
Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (Spanish pronunciation: [teleˈβisa] (listen)) is a Mexican multimedia mass media company and the largest in Latin America[2][3] and the Spanish-speaking world.[4] It is a major international entertainment business, with much of its programming airing in the United States on Univision, with which it has an exclusive contract. Since its beginning, the company has been owned by the Azcárraga family. The company has been led and owned by three generations of Azcárraga; each has marked an era for the company and, until October 2017,[6] each had passed the ownership of the company to his son upon his death.

Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta (1955–1972)

Grupo Televisa was founded in 1955 as Telesistema Mexicano, linking Mexico's first three television stations: XHTV-TV (founded in 1950), XEW-TV (1951) and XHGC-TV (1952)
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RTI Producciones
R.T.I. Colombia, also known as Radio Televisión Interamericana (Inter-American Radio and Television), is a Colombian television production company and former programadora. It aired 14.5 hours per week of programming in 1993.[1] In the 1990s, as a programadora, it was a member of OTI Colombia, a coalition that included Producciones PUNCH, Producciones JES, RCN Television, Caracol Televisión and Datos y Mensajes.[2] Many of its series are co-produced with Telemundo in the United States, including Zorro and Sin Vergüenza. In Colombia, they air on Caracol TV and Citytv Bogotá. R.T.I
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Warner Bros. Television
Warner Bros. Television Studios[4] (formerly Warner Bros. Television) is the television production and distribution arm of the American media company Warner Bros. Entertainment, itself part of AT&T's WarnerMedia. Alongside ViacomCBS' television arm CBS Studios, it serves as a television production arm of The CW (in which WarnerMedia has a 50% ownership stake), though it also produces shows for other networks, such as Shameless on Showtime
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La Comadre
La Comadre (1979) is a Venezuelan telenovela that was produced by and seen on Venezuela's Radio Caracas Televisión. It was written by Juan Carlos Genet and Román Chalbaud. This telenovela lasted only 16 episodes and was distributed internationally by Coral International. Aurora is a teenager, growing up in the '20s, in the mountain town of Mérida. At the time, tyrant Juan Vicente Gómez rules Venezuela. Aurora's uncle is part of an underground movement that opposes Gómez. He is arrested and imprisoned in the infamous Morro prison, where he is constantly tortured. During this time, Magdalena Trejo, Aurora's comadre (Magdalena is the godmother of Aurora's doll) comes to live with her and her family. Magdalena's life has been haunted by her male relatives, the Trejos, a bunch of bullies who had driven the girl's mother to an early death. Although Aurora is warned by her comadre, she falls in love with Manuel Trejo, Magdalena's uncle
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Norkys Batista
Norkys Yelitza Batista Villarroel (born August 30, 1977) is a Venezuelan actress, model and former beauty pageant titleholder.[1] Norkys was born in Caracas, Venezuela adopted by stepfather Luis Batista, a chief of staff of a company, and Migdalis Villarroel Batista, a housewife. She was raised in a low-income neighborhood in southwestern Caracas together with her 8 siblings.[2] Norkys rose to fame after becoming the first runner-up during the Miss Venezuela 1999 competition.[3] She continued participating in beauty pageants and became first runner-up in the Reinado Internacional del Café pageant in 2000 where she was voted Most Beautiful Face and followed on to win the Miss Atlántico Internacional 2000 and Miss Latina Internacional 2000 respectively. She started her career by doing television commercials while studying Business Administration at the Universidad Nacional Experimental Simón Rodríguez
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RCTV
Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV) was a Venezuelan free-to-air television 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.. Its radio counterpart was Radio Caracas Radio.[3] On 27 May 2007, RCTV made headlines when the Chavist Government of Venezuela decided not to renew their broadcast concession for what it said was the station's role in the 2002 coup which briefly overthrew Venezuela's socialist government.[4][5] The Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) upheld the decision by the National Commission of Telecommunications (CONATEL) not to renew RCTV's broadcast license. RCTV continued to broadcast via pay television RCTV Internacional
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