Activist and host of several programs on both radio and television. She is best known for her support of communism and for being one of the few to sign a petition in support of Fidel Castro in 1989.
She studied at the San Jose de Tarbes School in Caracas, Venezuela. She then attended the Andres Bello Catholic University where she earned her degree in Social Communication. She then went on to earn her masters from Boston University.
She is known for writing for the Tourism Corps column called Valentina's Travels. She is also known for having won the National Prize for Journalism in 1997 for her work on the program Bitacora.
She has two older siblings named Cristobal and Susana and two younger siblings named Ines and Antonio. She also has a daughter named Arianna Arteaga Quintero.
She is known for having supported the introduction of communist ideologies during the inauguration of governor Carlos Pérez in Venezuela.