Puerto Ordaz


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Puerto Ordaz

 

a city in eastern Venezuela, in the state of Bolivar. Population, 36,600 (1971). A port on the Orinoco River, Puerto Ordaz is situated at the Orinoco’s confluence with the Caroni River, which is navigable for large seagoing vessels. It exports iron ore, mainly to the USA, from the country’s new mining and metallurgical industrial region in the Guiana Highlands. The city is part of the Santo Tomé de Guayana agglomeration.

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Men help Aura Soto, 80, to cross from Venezuela to Brazil after her family picked her up in Puerto Ordaz city, at the border, in Pacaraima, Brazil, on Wednesday.
PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela's Pemon, an indigenous people living along the border with Brazil, are determined to allow into the embattled country any foreign aid that may arrive, even if that means a showdown with Venezuelan security forces and the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
In a potent symbol of Venezuelan anger, demonstrators in the southern city of Puerto Ordaz on Tuesday toppled a statue of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez.
In a potent symbol of anger, demonstrators in the southern city of Puerto Ordaz on Tuesday toppled a statue of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, broke it in half and dangled part of it from a bridge.
In addition, gandolas have been transferred with materials from the Venezuelan China Drilling Industry (ICVT), a subsidiary of PDVSA Industrial, located in the city of Puerto Ordaz in Bolvar state.
Troops fired tear gas in Caracas neighborhoods, the border city of San Cristobal, the depressed industrial city of Puerto Ordaz, and the arid northern city of Punto Fijo.
"I will vote as I always have done because I have a lot to thank this government for," said Isabel Guerra, a voter in the central mining city of Puerto Ordaz.
The first two venues are expected to open in 2016 in Punto Fijo and Puerto Ordaz.
Asumiendo el criterio de la Casacion Social, los juzgados de instancia han venido empleando tal base de calculo, como es el caso de la sentencia del Juzgado Tercero de Primera Instancia de Juicio del Trabajo, Extension Puerto Ordaz, de fecha primero de agosto de 2011 (caso: Juan Rios y otros contra PROYECTA, C.A.), que excluye en forma expresa lo percibido por concepto de bono vacacional, en los terminos que a continuacion se transcriben:
Fast forward to the sixth and final round of Group Three action and that remains the only point Mineros have to their name while Huracan are unbeaten and heading into the last 16 if they can win in Puerto Ordaz tonight.
Participaron 335 habitantes de 4 ciudades pertenecientes a 4 regiones del pais: region andina, los participantes de Valera-La Puerta; region zuliana, los de Maracaibo; region oriental, los habitantes de Puerto Ordaz y Caripe y region capital, los habitantes de Caracas.
The agreement was signed between the two Latin American nations on January 7, 2012, in the city of Puerto Ordaz, and its ratification by ALADI was a formal requirement for its entry into force.