Elías Jaua

Politician from Venezuela

Elías Jaua Elías José Jaua Milano (born 1969) is a Venezuelan politician and former university professor who has been Vice-President of Venezuela since January 2010. Jaua obtained a Sociology degree from the Central University of Venezuela. In 2000 he was part of the Comisión Legislativa Nacional and Minister of the Secretaría de la Presidencia from 2000 to 2001. He was nominated as Venezuelan Ambassador to Argentina in 2002; Jaua served as Minister of Agriculture in President Hugo Chávez's government before being appointed as Vice-President in January 2010, while remaining Minister of Agriculture. On the 15th of December 2011, following a major reshuffle of the Venezuelan political leadership, President Chavez proposed Jaua to be the PSUV candidate for governor of the state of Miranda (reported in El Universal).  ( Wikipedia article )


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United Socialist Party of Venezuela

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