Population: 26,814,843

Located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana

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Like most South American countries, Venezuela is predominantly Roman Catholic – 92 percent identify themselves as nominally Catholic. On a social level, Venezuela is struggling: poverty, slums and crime are soaring out of control. The Catholic Church is losing influence and spiritism is dangerously strong. Since 1980, Protestant churches have been growing, mostly at a rate of 10 percent a year.


Why One Family Moved from Virginia to Venezuela

Keith Onishi moved his family to Venezeula, where they all learned to adjust to the culture for the sake of the cause.

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