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Joanna Hausmann

Venezuelan-American comedian

The Americas

Joanna Hausmann is a Venezuelan-American comedian, writer, and actor who is critical of Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian regime in Venezuela. Hausmann first gained popularity through her videos on YouTube and on Univision’s bilingual digital platform, “Flama.” Her biweekly show, “Joanna Rants,” centers on culture and politics in the U.S. and Latin America, and has reached over 40 million views. Her videos have been featured on CNN, The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, NPR, and the BBC. She is a correspondent for the Netflix series, “Bill Nye Saves The World,” and a house performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York.

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