Laureano Márquez, holder of a BA in Political Science, performs the roles of journalist, writer, actor, and humorist. He is the author of three humor books: Se sufre pero se goza, El código bochinche, and Amorcito corazón. He has delivered lectures and held conferences in various Latin American universities and writes a keen political opinion column every week in the Venezuelan newspaper Tal Cual. In 2010, he was granted an International Press Freedom Award from the independent, non-profit organization Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
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