Ramón Guillermo Aveledo

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Ramón Guillermo Aveledo during a conference at the Rómulo Betancourt Foundation

Ramón Guillermo Aveledo (born August 22, 1950) is a Venezuelan politician, academic, businessman, and columnist, and former Executive Secretary of the opposition electoral coalition Coalition for Democratic Unity.[1][2] A former congressman, he was President of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League from 2001 to 2007, and served under Luis Herrera Campins[3] as Secretary of the Presidency (1979–1984). Author of over 30 books, he is Professor at the Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas.[4] He was elected to the Venezuelan Chamber of Deputies three times, and served as its President twice.[4] He is a columnist for Globovisión.[5] He is a member of the board of the Rómulo Betancourt Foundation,[6] and President of the Instituto de Estudios Parliamentarios Fermín Toro.[7]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • El Llanero Solidario: Verdades ignoradas sobre Luis Herrera Campins y su tiempo (Editorial Libros Marcados, Caracas, 2012) – biography of Luis Herrera Campins
  • El Dictador: Anatomía de la Tiranía (Editorial Libros Marcados, Caracas, 2008)
  • El poder político en Venezuela (2007)


  1. ^ "Aveledo renuncia a la secretaría ejecutiva de la Mesa de la Unidad". El Universal. 30 July 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Ramón Guillermo Aveledo, 9 March 2012, Venezuela's Opposition Is Winning
  3. ^ Associated Press, 27 October 2011, Ex-Baseball Executive Key To Anti-Chavez Strategy
  4. ^ a b (in Spanish) Cruz Ramón Galíndez, Diario de Los Andes, 28 October 2010, Ramón Guillermo Aveledo
  5. ^ (in Spanish) Ramón Guillermo Aveledo, Globovisión, 27 April 2012, Esta semana, Capriles
  6. ^ (in Spanish) Rómulo Betancourt Foundation, Miembros del directorio 2011–2012, accessed 20 May 2012
  7. ^ (in Spanish) Instituto de Estudios Parlamentarios Fermín Toro Directiva, accessed 20 May 2012