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  • Their Market To Colombia
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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 has...
  • Farc And Other Terrorist Groups In Colombia
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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...
  • International Kidnapping As A Thriving Business
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    Summary: 5 pages. 7 sources. APA format. International kidnappings are on the rise and have become one of the fastest growing 'industries' in the world. This paper looks at kidnapping as a thriving business. International Kidnapping as a Business Introduction The kidnapping and ransom of individuals for profit has dramatically increased in the past decade throughout the world. While the majority of victims are wealthy businessmen, more recently, the average tourist has become a target for kidnap...
  • Colombia
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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 divided int...
  • Colombia's Main Trading Partner And Venezuela
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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 stro...
  • Colombia's Principal Crop
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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 o...
  • Colombia Plan
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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 fa...
  • Religion And Language The Population Of Colombia
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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 Ba...
  • Colombian Government Escobar
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    Pablo Escobar was a man of power and riches during his time in history. Escobar was listed as the seventh richest man in the world in 1989. Coming from Medellin, the second largest city in Colombia, Escobar started off as a small time gangster and a car thief. His small time crimes would never amount to what he was going to become. In the late 1970's Escobar and his cartel became one of the most powerful organized crime organizations. The cartel consolidated the cocaine industry controlling as m...
  • Political Canada And Colombia
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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...
  • Foreign Firm In 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 ...
  • Drug Business And The Kidnapping The Guerrillas
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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 tak...
  • Plan Colombia The Drug War
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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...

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