Alquimedes was a citizen of Venezuela who lives in Colombia.
He has served in the congress representing both Guayana and Venezuelan Capital regions.
He has also served as president.
He was an active member of the Frente Moderno Socialdemocrata party.
Alquimedes was elected as President of Venezuela in December 2008. He received 45 votes, narrowly beating his rival, leireleire, who had 44 votes. Later in his term, he suffered an impeachment and leireleire replaced him.