Ronald Blanco La Cruz Politician
Ronald Blanco La Cruz is a Venezuelan politician. Ronald Blanco La Cruz was born in Caracas on April 12, 1959 to José Vicente Blanco and Ana Julia La Cruz. He spent his early years going to school in his birth city. In 1977 he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He later joined the Military Academy of Venezuela (Academia Militar de Venezuela) where he received a licence in Military Arts & Sciences in 1981. That same year, he was deployed to the Cuartel Bolívar del Táchira, a military base. Blanco is currently a retired captain of the Venezuelan Army and has a Master's degree in international relations and Company Management, obtaining both titles from Troy University in the United States. He has held various positions in the Táchira State, among them the director of the Maternal-Infantile Nourishing Program (Programa Alimentario Maternal Infantil, also known as PAMI). He was also a professor at the Universidad de los Andes. In 1999, he was elected to the National Constituent Assembly, where he served as the President of the Subcommission of Borders. From 2000 to 2008, Blanco La Cruz was governor of Táchira State.
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The United Socialist Party of Venezuela is a socialist political party in Venezuela which resulted from the fusion of some of the political and social forces that support the Bolivarian Revolution led by the late President Hugo Chávez. It is the largest left-wing party in the Western Hemisphere. It has approximately 5.7 million members as of 2007. PSUV held primary elections on 2 May 2010 for candidates to the National Assembly election in September, with 2,568,090 members voting.