• Colombia Newsletter Roman Catholic
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    Before Spanish Explorers Prior to the Spanish conquest, Colombia was inhabited by the Chibcha's, and Cariban people, but the first people to establish villages were the Mesoamericans. They arrived around 1200 B. C. They introduced the farming of fruits and vegetables. The main things they farmed were potatoes and corn. They also made finally crafted artifacts from gold, and stone, and sometimes made baskets from grass. They were followed by a second wave of Mesoamericans around 500 B. C. By the...
  • Colombia Age Percent Spanish
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    ColombiaClimateThe climate, however, varies with the elevation. The low regions along the coast and the deep Pat " ia and Magdalena river valleys are torrid, with mean annual temperatures of 75^0 to 80^0 F. From about 1500 to 7500 ft the climate is subtropical, and from about 7500 to 10, 000 ft it is temperate. Above about 10, 000 ft is the cold-climate zone, where temperatures range from 0^0 to 55^0 F. The average January and July temperatures in Bogot'a are 58^0 F and 57^0 F, respectively. Th...
  • Columbia Visit Colombia
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    I would love to visit Columbia, but I would not like to live there. I wouldn't want to live there because must of Columbia is poverty. One US dollar would equal 2, 504. 24. So, that means there money isn't worth a lot. There literacy rate is 91% so they are educated. I would love to visit Colombia because Shakira was born there and she is really hot. I also want to experience a different culture. One reason I will never live in Colombia is because most of it is poverty. Population below povert...
  • Foreign Drug Policy Human Rights
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    Since the introduction of narcotics in the United States, American society has felt the effects of drug use in all aspects of daily living. As drug use heightened to new levels in the 1980's the Bush Administration chose to declare a "war" on drugs. Never before in our history had crime been combated with war. This war led to the militarization of the United States' tactics for overcoming illegal drug use in the U. S. Instead of choosing to combat drug use by putting greater effort into reducing...
  • Xerox Latin America
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    COUNTRY ISSUES Culture, Social, and Demographics: When examining any company and their possible expansion into new markets you must first examine the culture, social, and demographic issues impacting foreign businesses. The Colombian culture has begun to show a bias towards American products as recently as 1998. As written in Carol Casper's New York Times article, 'There is a lot of interest in U. S. concepts and products... .' ; in not only Colombia but also all of Latin America. The interest ...
  • Columbia's Rights Human People Colombia
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    Colombia has endured vicious conflicts throughout its country for the past 36 years. It is considered to be the one of the most violent places in the world, with a murder rate of eight times greater than the United States. Colombia's army troops, consisting of the 12 th Brigade, rebels, guerillas and paramilitaries, have not made the horrendous war any better. Washington has singled out the 12 th Brigade for it's severe brutality towards civilians to the point of U. S aid suspension. The Colomb...
  • Colombia Valle Del
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    Executive Summary A pressing threat to the global, illegal drug trade has come directly from the country of Colombia. By 1990, drug cartels from the cities of Medellin and Cali had threatened to bring the country to a standstill. A new constitution came into effect in 1991, which provided greater judicial powers and strengthened government control. Today, drug trafficking from Colombia continues to grow - courtesy of the pragmatic Cali and Valle del Cauca cartels, bringing in an estimated $46 bi...
  • United States Colombia Terrorist America
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    America's War on Drugs Chaos best describes the current state of the Republic of Colombia. Rebelling terrorist groups from within the country threaten to topple Colombia's actual government. Again and again, Colombia has shown its inability to fight the rebelling terrorists and simultaneously protect its civilians from harm. America has several reasons to intervene, with its military force if necessary, in Colombia. America must be protected against drugs and the countless crimes and social prob...
  • Panama Canal United States
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    United States vs. Colombia for the land of Panama The United States government used several covert activities to acquire the land for the Panama Canal, such as the Spooner Act. The United States wanted the land of Panama to build a Canal but first the United States need the land from Colombia. The United States became vitally interested in canal projects during the Spanish-American War of 1898. In 1902 the U. S. Congress passed the Spooner Act, which was the basic law for the construction of th...
  • Colombian Independence Movements Time Period
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    Colombian Independence Movements A series of independence movements had marked most of South America, or "Nueva Granada" in particular during the vast time period of the early 16 th century up until the late 18 th century - early 19 th century. An introduction of the time period which dates back to the late 15 th century, illustrates how the Southern portion of the now Colombia had become a part of the Incan Empire whose central base had been located deep into Peru. Only the enlightened historia...
  • Colombia United States
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    History Colombia was one of the three original countries along with Ecuador and Venezuela that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830. Over the last 40 years, there has been a campaign to overthrow the government partially because of the drug trades throughout Colombia. The movement does however lack support from military and support from the necessary influences. In recent years, there have been challenges for control of the territories throughout Colombia and also for the drug trad...
  • Colombia Bolvar Country Eastern
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    COLOMBIA GEOGRAPHY: Colombia stretches over approximately 1, 140, 000 sq. km, roughly equal to the area of Portugal, Spain, and France put together. Colombia occupies the northwestern end of South America, and is the only country there with coasts on both the Pacific (1350 km long), and the Atlantic (over 1600 km. ) Three Andean ranges run north and south through the western half of the country (about 45% of the total territory. ) The eastern part is a vast lowland which can be generally divide...
  • Colombia Constitution Country Countries
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    Colombia is located in the northwestern part of South America. Colombia's neighboring countries are Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador. It has coasts on both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Their relations with these countries are very good because of the trading factor. Colombia's relations with Venezuela, Peru and Ecuador are very strong because they are all apart of a trading agreement known as the Andean Group. Colombia's relations with Brazil and Panama are also very str...
  • Colombia 2 Native American
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    Colombia The distinguishing topographical feature of Colombia is the Andes mountain chain. The Andes are situated in the central and western parts of the country and extend north south across almost the entire length of Colombia. The western two-fifths of the country lies in the highlands of the Andes. The ranges of the Andes are separated by deep depressions. Almost all of Colombia s population lives in the narrow valleys and basins nestled among the mountains. East of the Andes, three-fifths ...
  • The Colombia Plan United States
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    Take a product, Coke; sell it around the world; make billions; and, you have a great corporation: Coca-Cola. Take a product, coke; sell it around the world; make billions; and, you have a horrible country: Colombia. Everyone knows that the original Coca-Cola contained extracts of coca leaves, the same used to produce cocaine. So, early Coca-Cola had some of the cocaine drug in it. Coca-Cola still uses an extract of coca leaves in Coca-Cola for flavor, but the drug has been taken out. Even the f...
  • 1997 Est Colombia Country President
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    The climate, however, varies with the elevation. The low regions along the coast and the deep Pata and Magdalena river valleys are torrid, with mean annual temperatures of 75 to 80 F. From about 1500 to 7500 ft the climate is subtropical, and from about 7500 to 10, 000 ft it is temperate. Above about 10, 000 ft is the cold-climate zone, where temperatures range from 0 to 55 F. The average January and July temperatures in Bogot are 58 F and 57 F, respectively. The averages for the same months in ...
  • Columbia And Canada Andean Community
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    POLITICAL - Canada and Colombia have had unbroken bilateral relations since 1953 - Canadian involvement has intensified in recent years through high-level visits, o An evolving development assistance program o A growing source-country refugee program o Security sector cooperation o Cooperation in the area of landmines o Connectivity initiatives o Healthy trade relationship. - Since 1999, there have been unprecedented levels of senior-level contact between Canada and Colombia - Former President P...
  • Country Report On Colombia
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    Country Report: The Republic of Colombia Columbia: A Brief Overview Colombia, or officially The Republic of Colombia, is the fourth largest country in South America and the third most populous country in the region. In comparison to the United States, Colombia is about the combined size of Arkansas, New Mexico and Texas. Colombia has an estimated population of 42 million people, of which 74% are located in urban areas. Currently, Colombia is immersed in violence by conflicting radical left-wing ...
  • Colombian Situation Colombia Guerrillas Business
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    Colombia is a South American country with a big social problem caused by terrorist groups with an initial objective of to take control of the country in order to start a Socialist/Marxists regime. The purpose of this was to obtain social justice. Although they continue their attacks on the democratic government of Colombia, the original purpose no longer exists. Their current objective is to continue their criminal actions without control and increase their power and money. If someday they take ...
  • The Chemical War On Drugs In Colombia
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    Plan Colombia The drug war has an enormous affect on American society from politics to families to the media. But has anyone ever stopped to think how the drug war is being conducted? Colombia, the number one importer to America for cocaine is undergoing a major drug war led by the United States at this very moment. Although the drug war has the best of intentions, its actions are hurting the Colombian ecosystem and the people who live there. Colombia, a small South American country is in the ga...