O'Reilly logo

CultureShock! Venezuela by Kitt Baguley

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Image

Image

‘Only the unity of the people and the solidarity of theirleaders guarantees the greatness of nations.’—Andrés Bello

 

 

 

BIRTH

About 96 per cent of Venezuelans are baptised Catholics and baptism is another significant event in Venezuelan life that brings families and friends closer together, while providing another opportunity to buy new clothes and to dress up baby in beautiful white or cream garments. The padrinos (godparents) play a central role in the baptism (bautizo), anointing their godchild with holy water and reading passages that affirm ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required