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 (bär′kə-sə-mā′tō, -kē-sē-mĕ′-)
A city of northwest Venezuela west-southwest of Caracas. It was founded in 1552 and rebuilt after a major earthquake in 1812.


(Spanish barkisiˈmeto)
(Placename) a city in NW Venezuela. Pop: 1 009 000 (2005 est)


(ˌbɑr ki siˈmɛ tɔ)

a city in N Venezuela. 625,450
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The government blamed Capriles Radonski for the outbreaks of violence that occurred during the protests in Barquisimeto (where 84 people were detained, the majority youth) and in Valencia (where 75 were detained).
Martinez); and Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado, Barquisimeto, Venezuela (R.
Make no mistake, next Sunday is time to open a new cycle and change this situation," he told a huge rally in the western city of Barquisimeto after The 40-year-old Miranda state governor, who has accused Maduro of unfairly using state funds and television to dominate the campaign, said the government "abuses, intimidates and threatens.
Iris Varela says the weaponry was found inside the Uribana prison in the western city of Barquisimeto after officials evacuated and searched the prison in the wake of a Jan.
Venezuelan National Guard troops were forced to respond to the scene at the Uribana prison in Barquisimeto in the western state of Lara, after a fight broke out when officials attempted to organize a search of the penitentiary, according to (http://www.
Se utilizaron 31 hembras bovinas mestizas adultas no prenadas con buena condicion corporal, las cuales se obtuvieron en el Matadero Industrial de Barquisimeto (Estado de Lara, Venezuela).
Born in 1981 into a musical family in Barquisimeto, he entered the program as a child, and took up conducting at the age of 16.
We're going to give them a beating," Chavez told supporters in the city of Barquisimeto on Thursday as he called for an overwhelming victory.
Other major cities--Maracaibo, Valencia, Barquisimeto, Maracay, Merida, Ciudad Bolivar.