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Que Pasa in Venezuela

  • 12 Mar 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Global Business Centre 4th Floor Terrace Room - 120 8th Ave. SW, Calgary (use North Entrance Telus Convention Centre)

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CCA Alberta is very pleased to invite you to our upcoming presentation

QUE PASA in VENEZUELA. 

Venezuela, country with the world’s largest oil reserves, has been in the news very intensively during the last months due to the political turbulence that is happening in the country at this moment. Governments across the world have expressed support behind Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president. The U.S., Canada, Argentina, Brazil and the European Union have recognized Guaido as the country's legitimate interim leader of Venezuela. Last month, Interim President, Juan Guaido named Ambassador Orlando Viera as his representative in Canada.

Ambassador Orlando Viera will be in Calgary on March 12 to make a presentation to the business community in Alberta about what is happening in Venezuela and his perspective on the economic, political and social implications that this might represent for Canadian businesses and for the relationship Venezuela Canada.

Join us for this unique opportunity to hear directly about Que Pasa in Venezuela.

About Mr. Orlando Viera-Blanco

Mr. Orlando Viera-Blanco is a well-known Venezuelan Lawyer and Human Rights activist. He graduated in 1987 from Universidad Católica de Venezuela in Caracas, continuing his Graduate Studies in Commercial Law and Intellectual Property. Mr. Viera Blanco completed a Political Science Master’s Degree from Universidad Simon Bolivar in 2001 in Venezuela. He has been a professor of Comparative Culture, as well as guest professor in various international institutions in the subject of Political Theory and Comparative Culture. Currently, he is finishing an Executive MBA in Westfield Business School.

Mr. Viera Blanco is the Senior Partner & Founder of the Law Firm "Viera Blanco & Associates" established in 1989 in Caracas, Venezuela, with offices in Miami, New York, Canada, Barcelona and Madrid. He is also founder of "Data Mining" an organization focused on communication for public opinion and qualitative surveys created in 2003. 

Mr. Viera Blanco is a regular columnist and writer for more than 25 years in Venezuelan newspaper "El Universal", and in other newspapers/media/websites of national and international circulation. He has written more than a thousand articles and essays regarding political, cultural and customs analysis in several newspapers and digital portals as Diario Las Americas, Miami Herald, La Patilla, Caraota Digital, etc.​ For many years Mr. Viera Blanco has been an anchor of radio and television shows. Currently, he has the show El Abogado del Diablo in EVTV Miami (Comcast Miami Channel 81).

Mr. Viera Blanco is the LatinAmerican Vice President for the World Jurist Association. He participated in several conferences about Law, Intellectual Property and Human Rights. Mr. Viera Blanco is an External Counsellor to the Permanent Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of Venezuela. He has participated as an advisor in many electoral campaigns and political communications in Venezuela. Mr. Viera Blanco is the President & CoFounder of the NGO Venezuelan Engagement Foundation Group, created to contribute in the Education, Health, and Humanitarian Support to the Venezuelan cause and promotion of the HHRR defense. 

Today he is one of the most recognized Intellectual Property Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Political Advisor, Strategist and Communications and Public Opinion Educator.

Orlando Viera-Blanco has been recently appointed by Interim President of Venezuela Juan Guaido, as his representative in Canada.


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