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COLOMBIA
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DE
PANAMA
FUERZAS ARMADAS
PARAMILITARY GROUPS
PACIFIC OCEAN
ECUADOR
DRUG
EL
MONEY
URIBE
VENEZUELA
COSTA RICA
SPANISH
LATIN
FREE TRADE
SANTA
SOMETHING
TRAFFICKERS
AMAZON
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PLAN COLOMBIA
BILLION
CARTAGENA
BOL
UNFORTUNATELY
AUC
BLOW
CHAVEZ
BIG
JUNGLE
TRADE SURPLUS
FDI
CULTIVATION
INITIATIVE
COFFEE
GUERRILLA
COAL
CARTELS
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Definitions

  1. Colombia is the previous category. (Web site)
  2. Colombia is a truly great nation.
  3. Colombia is a very nice place to buy things. (Web site)
  4. Colombia is also a significant producer of gold, silver, and platinum. (Web site)
  5. Colombia is a country in northwestern South America.

Colombia

  1. While Colombia has vast hydroelectric potential, a prolonged drought in 1992 forced severe electricity rationing throughout the country until mid-1993. (Web site)
  2. To the west and east of Panama, respectively, are Costa Rica and Colombia; the Panama Canal bisects the country. (Web site)
  3. Colombia is well-endowed with minerals and energy resources. (Web site)
  4. Colombia also possesses small islands in both Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. (Web site)
  5. Both flow into the Amazon River, which eventually crosses the borders into Colombia and Brazil. (Web site)
  6. Colombia reported exactly two kidnaps this year.
  7. Colombia rises from the Pacific coast through a series of plateaus to the capital, Bogot--. (Web site)
  8. Colombia's proximity to the equator influences its climates.
  9. The continent extends c.4,750 mi (7,640 km) from Punta Gallinas, Colombia, in the north to Cape Horn, Chile, in the south. (Web site)

Chile

  1. It has five associate members without full voting rights: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.
  2. Chile also concluded preferential trade agreements with Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador. (Web site)

De

  1. El oficio de lá guerra: la seguridad nacional en Colombia. (Web site)
  2. Lá profesionalización militar en Colombia II: el período de la violencia. (Web site)

Panama

  1. A nearly impenetrable jungle forms the Darien Gap between Panama and Colombia.
  2. When this dissolved in 1830, Panama became a province of New Granada (later to be renamed Colombia).
  3. Panama was part of the Viceroyalty of New Granada until it declared its independence from Spain in 1821 to join Colombia. (Web site)

Fuerzas Armadas

  1. El desarrollo institucional de las fuerzas armadas de Colombia,Ecuador. (Web site)
  2. Atehortúa, Adolfo León & Humberto Vélez R.(1994). Estado y fuerzas armadas en Colombia: 1886-1953. (Web site)

Paramilitary Groups

  1. The problems facing the Colombian regime today are complex and violent, and they seem to be threatening the legitimacy of Colombia's political institutions.
  2. Colombia now faces criminal gangs formed by some demobilized paramilitaries and some paramilitary groups that have refused to disarm.
  3. A murderous conflict between rebels, paramilitary groups, the army and drug traffickers threatens to spill over Colombia's borders. (Web site)

Pacific Ocean

  1. It neighbors Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil to the east, Bolivia to the southeast, Chile to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
  2. Colombia also possesses small islands in both Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean.
  3. Ecuador is bounded on the north by Colombia, on the south and east by Peru, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. (Web site)
  4. The western half of Colombia consists mainly of the Andes mountains. (Web site)
  5. Venezuela is a member of the Andean Community trade group, which also includes Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru. (Web site)

Ecuador

  1. It has five associate members without full voting rights: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.
  2. Bolivar united Ecuador with Colombia and Venezuela, forming the state of Gran Colombia. (Web site)
  3. Chile also concluded preferential trade agreements with Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador. (Web site)
  4. Spanish governors ruled Ecuador for nearly 300 years, first from Lima, Peru, then later from the viceroyalty of Colombia. (Web site)
  5. The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Colombia and Venezuela).

Drug

  1. Numerous "casas de cambio" are known to launder drug money from Peru, Colombia and Bolivia. (Web site)
  2. Drug money is also "structured" in Puerto Rico, using US postal money orders sent to Colombia. (Web site)
  3. Colombia and other drug producing and drug transit countries will be reviewed annually by March 1 for counternarcotics performance. (Web site)
  4. Previously, Ritter served as Panama's ambassador to Colombia during the time that dictator Manuel Noriega was servicing Colombia's drug cartels.
  5. Given Colombia's increasing aggression toward combating the drug trade, drug offenses are not treated lightly. (Web site)

El

  1. El espacio audiovisual en Colombia: Infraestructura y marco jurídico.
  2. The city was also believed to be the site of El Dorado, the city of gold from the mythology of Colombia. (Web site)

Money

  1. These cards work from everyhwere and they even work from the USA, Mexico, Europe, Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia etc.
  2. Numerous "casas de cambio" are known to launder drug money from Peru, Colombia and Bolivia. (Web site)
  3. To the west and east of Panama, respectively, are Costa Rica and Colombia; the Panama Canal bisects the country.
  4. Colombia. (High) Colombia continues to be one of the primary money laundering concerns in the Western Hemisphere. (Web site)
  5. There is concern that traffickers could exploit this situation, with Bolivia becoming an alternative to Colombia and Peru for money laundering. (Web site)

Uribe

  1. And the great Alvaro Uribe, President of Colombia, a revolutionary if there ever was one, is giving it.
  2. Today the Marxist FARC guerrillas of Colombia attempted to murder a close senatorial ally of President Alvaro Uribe with a car bomb.
  3. The sight of Colombia’s 500% rise in its stock market since President Uribe took office makes them sick.

Venezuela

  1. Jeffrey and Gareth Lewis (father and son) allegedly transported cocaine shipments from Colombia to the United States.
  2. Venezuela, Colombia, and Guyana also have significant black populations. (Web site)
  3. Colombia maintains an excellent extradition relationship with the United States.
  4. The aim of this paper is to explore the current state of civil-military relations in Colombia.
  5. Colombia's diverse climate and topography permit the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. (Web site)

Costa Rica

  1. To the west and east of Panama, respectively, are Costa Rica and Colombia; the Panama Canal bisects the country. (Web site)
  2. Republic on the Isthmus of Panama, which connects Central America and South America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, and Colombia to the east. (Web site)

Spanish

  1. People in Colombia are educated in Spanish (see also Colombian Spanish).
  2. Before the Spanish colonization of the region that would become the country of Colombia, the territory was the home of many different indigenous peoples. (Web site)

Latin

  1. Three more Latin American producers -- Colombia, Nicaragua and Panama -- later joined the dispute.
  2. Within Latin America, Colombia is known as a provider of fine lingerie, with the industry being centered in Medell--n.
  3. Colombia has more physical diversity packed into its borders than any other area of comparable size in Latin America.

Free Trade

  1. Bolivia is a member of the Andean Community and enjoys nominally free trade with other member countries (Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela). (Web site)
  2. Colombia is on the edge of signing a free trade pact with the U.S., according to Rob Portman of the U.S. Trade Representative’s office.

Santa

  1. Santa Marta - One of the most touristic cities in Colombia, capital of the Magdalena department. (Web site)
  2. Finally, you get to Santa Fe de Antioquia, one of the five colonial destinations in Colombia, and the way to the Caribbean. (Web site)

Something

  1. Colombia, apparently, is doing something right and moving right along despite their screechings, thank you very much.
  2. And now, Harry Hutton has come up with something totally different - teaching Colombia’s repulsive guerrillas - yeah, real ones - how to blog.

Traffickers

  1. A murderous conflict between rebels, paramilitary groups, the army and drug traffickers threatens to spill over Colombia's borders. (Web site)
  2. The next administrations had to contend both with the guerrillas and with the narcotics traffickers, who operated with relative impunity within Colombia. (Web site)

Amazon

  1. Eastern Colombia consists of upper basins of major tributaries of the Orinoco and Amazon Rivers. (Web site)
  2. After lengthy debate, the border treaty with Colombia was approved by Congress in 1927, and Colombians were granted an access route to the Amazon River. (Web site)

Gran

  1. The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Colombia and Venezuela).
  2. Following the battle, Ecuador joined Sim--n Bol--var 's Republic of Gran Colombia, only to become a republic in 1830. (Web site)

Plan Colombia

  1. And then, the US is involved via the "war on drugs" (called Plan Colombia).
  2. The original version of Plan Colombia was officially unveiled by President Andres Pastrana in 1999. (Web site)

Billion

  1. U.S. imports from ATPA countries for 2005 were: Colombia ($8.8 billion), Ecuador ($5.8 billion), Peru ($5.1 billion), and Bolivia ($293 million).
  2. There is a call for providing almost $1 billion or perhaps a lot more than $1 billion in new aid to Colombia.
  3. The United States accounted for 26.5% of the total $19.4 billion stock of nonpetroleum foreign direct investment in Colombia at the end of 1998. (Web site)

Cartagena

  1. Cartagena - The Heroic City, Capital of the Bol--var department is Colombia's tourist city by excellence. (Web site)
  2. Several small islands also lie off Colombia's Caribbean coast south of Cartagena. (Web site)

Bol

  1. Peru is one of the world's largest growers of coca leaves, and Colombia is a center for the drug trade. (Web site)
  2. It was liberated by Antonio José de Sucre in the battle of Pichincha (1822) and was joined by Simón Bolívar to Greater Colombia.
  3. Through aerial spraying of herbicide and manual eradication, Colombia has attempted to keep coca, opium poppy, and cannabis cultivation from expanding. (Web site)
  4. Tourists watch the sunset on a beach in Cartagena, Colombia, February 10, 2006.
  5. Cartagena - The Heroic City, Capital of the Bol--var department is Colombia's tourist city by excellence. (Web site)

Unfortunately

  1. Unfortunately, the Peace Corps left Colombia because it became too dangerous.
  2. My youngest sister, Nancy, who was in high school at the time, 17 years old, unfortunately was killed in an accident in Colombia.

Auc

  1. This was a milestone in Colombian history, for, with its 1425 mercenaries, the Catatumbo Bloc was one of the most important AUC groups in Colombia.
  2. Las Autodefensas_Unidas_de_Colombia (AUC) fueron fundadas hace 22 años para combatir a las guerrillas izquierdistas. (Web site)

Blow

  1. This is a bad blow to Peru and Colombia and a horrific ending to the hemisphere’s most important victory.
  2. But if Colombia has really got him, it will be a major blow in the war against terror.

Chavez

  1. Chavez subsequently withdrew the Venezuelan ambassador to Colombia.
  2. Chavez on April 19 said Venezuela would withdraw from the bloc because Colombia and Peru reached trade agreements with the U.S. that make the group obsolete.

Big

  1. So Colombia is kind of nervous as it takes on the Big League.
  2. Those sort of challenges internal to Colombia, I think, play a big role in what we see happening there and the concerns that we have there right now.

Jungle

  1. A nearly impenetrable jungle forms the Darien Gap between Panama and Colombia.
  2. FARC withdrew into the jungle and increased attacks against Colombia's infrastructure, while avoiding large-scale direct conflicts with the military.

Trade Surplus

  1. That’s why Colombia has a massive trade surplus of cold hard cash.
  2. Meanwhile, Colombia’s trade surplus was expanding, tourism was up 19.5%, foreign investment was soaring, banks were lending and remittances were up.

Fdi

  1. In order to encourage investment in Colombia, Congress approved a law in 2005 to protect FDI.
  2. The United States is the largest source of new foreign direct investment (FDI) in Colombia, particularly in the areas of coal and petroleum.

Cultivation

  1. Colombia also has the largest area under coca cultivation. (Web site)
  2. Colombia's diverse climate and topography permit the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. (Web site)

Initiative

  1. Plan Colombia is an ambitious and controversial initiative aimed at resolving the ongoing, forty-year civil war in Colombia. (Web site)
  2. In 2004, the United States appropriated approximately $727 million for the Andean Counterdrug Initiative, $463 million of which was targeted at Colombia. (Web site)

Coffee

  1. Known for its coffee, Colombia also exports petroleum, coal, bananas and flowers. (Web site)
  2. This documentary tells the history of coffee in Colombia, and a history of Colombia as seen through the story of coffee. (Web site)
  3. Colombia's main exports include manufactured goods (41.32% of exports), petroleum (28.28%), coal (13.17%), and coffee (6.25%).

Guerrilla

  1. The guerrillas are strongest in the eastern Andes of Colombia.
  2. In Colombia, a contracted pilot comes under fire from guerrillas while spraying coca fields with pesticides.
  3. The guerrilla movement depicted in the film is reminiscent of Peru 's Shining Path or Colombia 's FARC.

Coal

  1. Known for its coffee, Colombia also exports petroleum, coal, bananas and flowers. (Web site)
  2. Colombia's exports of 18.4 million mt of steam coal in 1994 made it the world's fourth-largest exporter of this commodity. (Web site)
  3. Colombia has 6.6 billion tons of proven coal reserves and its coal production totaled 21.7 million metric tons (mt) in 1995. (Web site)
  4. Production from El Cerrejon -- the world's largest open pit coal mine -- located on Colombia's Guajira Peninsula, accounted for 65% of that amount. (Web site)
  5. Colombia has considerable mineral and energy resources, especially coal and natural gas reserves. (Web site)

Cartels

  1. It is used by drug cartels to transport illicit substances coming from Colombia, Peru and Bolivia, into American and Canadian markets via Mexico.
  2. Previously, Ritter served as Panama's ambassador to Colombia during the time that dictator Manuel Noriega was servicing Colombia's drug cartels.

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