|Elías Jaua Milano|
|24th Vice President of Venezuela|
27 January 2010 – 13 October 2012
|Preceded by||Ramón Carrizales|
|Succeeded by||Nicolás Maduro|
|Minister of Agriculture|
|Assumed office |
24 February 2006
|Minister of Economy|
September 2003 – 2006
|Secretary of the Presidency of Venezuela|
October 2000 – May 2001
Jaua obtained a Sociology degree from the Central University of Venezuela. In 2000 he was part of the Comisión Legislativa Nacional and Minister of the Secretaría de la Presidencia from 2000 to 2001. He was nominated as Venezuelan Ambassador to Argentina in 2002; Jaua served as Minister of Agriculture in President Hugo Chávez's government before being appointed as Vice-President in January 2010, while remaining Minister of Agriculture.
On 15 December 2011, following a major reshuffle of the Venezuelan political leadership, President Chávez proposed Jaua to be the PSUV candidate for governor of the state of Miranda (reported in El Universal).
- "UPDATE 1-Venezuela's Chavez names Jaua as new vice president", Reuters, 26 January 2010. Retrieved on 3 May 2011.
- "Elías Jaua, nuevo VicePresidente de la República; Mata Figueroa, a MinDefensa", noticias24, 26 January 2010. Retrieved on 3 May 2011.
- Spanish "Elías Jaua - interview", World Investment News, 11 September 2006
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