María Corina Machado
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María Corina Machado

Politician
Female
Born Oct 7, 1967
Age 48
Hometown Santiago de León ...
Political Party Vente Venezuela
Religion Roman Catholicism
Alma Mater Instituto de Estu...

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CHILDHOOD

1967 Birth Machado was born 7 October 1967 as the "eldest of four daughters of a steel entrepreneur and an accomplished psychologist". … Read More

TWENTIES

1992 25 Years Old In 1992 Machado - the mother of three - started Fundación Atenea (Atenea Foundation), a foundation using private donations to care for orphaned and delinquent Caracas street children; she also served as chair of the Oportunitas Foundation.
1993 26 Years Old After working in the auto industry in Valencia she moved in 1993 to Caracas. … Read More

THIRTIES

2001 34 Years Old According to The Washington Post, the founding of Venezuelan volunteer civil organization Súmate resulted from a hurried encounter between Machado and Alejandro Plaz in a hotel lobby in 2001, where they shared their concern about the course that was being shaped for Venezuela. … Read More
2004 37 Years Old In 2004, Súmate led a petition drive for a constitutional presidential recall of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. … Read More
The Wall Street Journal in 2005 said Machado faced conspiracy charge stemming from the $31,000 grant from the NED for "non-partisan educational work".

FORTIES

In February 2010, Machado resigned from Súmate and announced her candidacy for the September 2010 elections for the National Assembly of Venezuela; she was elected as the highest vote-getter in the national elections.
2011 44 Years Old In 2011, Machado announced the launch of her pre-candidacy for the 2012 presidential primary elections. … Read More
2012 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Even President Hugo Chávez has spoken of confronting her in the 2012 presidential elections."
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