Essays Tagged: "Colombia"

Democracy in Ecuador

r staddles the equator on the Pacific coast of South America and is bordered by only two countries, Colombia to the north and Peru to the south and east.The estimated population of Ecuador in 1991 was ... iencia' was transferred from the viceroyalty of Peru, of which it was a part, to the viceroyalty of Colombia (then known as Nueva Grenada).Ecuador remained a peaceful colony during these centuries, an ...

(7 pages) 69 0 3.0 Dec/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

¿Que Pasa con FARC?

también en el negocio de terrorismo. Uno de estos grupos es las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC.) Establecido en el país de Colombia en 1964 como el ala militar del Partido Comuni ... omunista Colombiano, el FARC es el grupo más viejo, más grande, y el grupo Marxista más oído de Colombia. "El FARC es gobernado por Manuel Marulanda, también conocido como "Tirofijo," y seis otro ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Biography of the life of Shakira

Shakira said. Shakira grew up listening to many different american bands,"I was born and raised in Colombia, but Ilistened to bands like Led Zeppelin, the Cure, the Police, the Beatles and Nirvanar." ...

(4 pages) 49 1 3.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A speech based on education.

g to eat and I wont have any place to sleep tonight. These words were spoken to me by a 10 year old Colombian boy. He was very thin and looked as though he were only 6 years old.Unlike this boy, I was ... e this boy, I was born a citizen of the United States. My parents came here in the late 1970's from Colombia, the country of their birth. I grew up an American but retained ties to my parent's native ...

(8 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is an essay about Colombia. It describes everything about Colombia from land resources to religion,etc.

Colombia, a republic in South America, its in the northwestern part of the continent, andbounded on ... ast by Venezuela and Brazil,on the south by Peru and Ecuador, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Colombia is the onlycountry of South America with coasts on both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific O ... sq mi). The capital and largest city isBogotá. "The distinguishing topographical feature of Colombia is the Andes mountain chain, itsin the central and western parts of the country, and stretc ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Response to the 2002 Washington Post article by Glenn Kessler, "Powell Pledges More Support For Colombia's Anti-Rebel War" Very opinion oriented.

Powell Pledges More Support For Colombia's Anti-Rebel War--South America--Glenn Kessler--Washington Post, December 5th.In a startlin ... ing deficit, the Bush administration has secured the right from Congress to increase foreign aid to Colombia, as a corollary to the war on terrorism. Columbia has already received 1.8 million dollars, ... oreign aid. Colin Powell recently traveled to Columbia to meet with government officials, including Colombian president Alvero Uribe. Powell reportedly stressed the importance of human rights to Uribe ...

(4 pages) 29 0 1.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Pablo Escobar: Saint or Sinner

nown drug lord. From his transactions he made a lot of money which he gave to the poorest people of Colombia. In 1986 he even tried to enter politics offering to help wipe out the national debt of 10 ...

(1 pages) 58 1 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Salsa - development and history. The essay describes the development, history and different styles of salsa.

d in the 30s, 40s and 50s. In the 60s and 70s the salsa spread to other parts of Latin America like Colombia and Venezuela. Through the 70s, "Metropolis" (in south-west Colombia) emerged as an importa ... arting point.On count 8 with the right leg you do a Tab (touching the floor only with the toes).The COLOMBIAN style:The Colombian style, which of the dancers calls: "the late style" because the Colomb ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A beautiful taste of life?

less thieves and died in the same moment. I had to move to England while the constant aggression in Colombia settled down a little bit. I had to grow up as fast as I could and start living without a i ... , with responsibility, two brother behind and a mother to take care of and give support.When I left Colombia , I left my friends, my life , my family and the most valuable of everything "my memories2 ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Colombia Essay.

Colombia is a country in South America in the northwestern part of the continent. Colombia has a lot ... nd the violent influence of powerful drug cartels. Despite a long history of democratic government, Colombia has one of the most rigidly stratified class systems in Latin America. Colombia is the only ... the south, Ecuador and Peru; and to the northwest, Panama. The capital and largest city is Bogota. Colombian society is divided between the upper and lower classes, with a large and growing gap betwe ...

(6 pages) 51 0 4.1 Sep/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The History of Salsa

) brought by the French who where fleeing from Haiti, the Rhumbas of African origin from Guaguanco, Colombia, and Yambú, and finally the Són of the Cuban people which was a mix of the Sp ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

McDonalds in Colombia

out to these areas throughout the world has been quite successful. Now we are testing a new market, Colombia. Colombia is found on the continent of South America, with a population of 44,533,300. We f ... our competition located there.First, we must modify our product to fit the needs and the customs of Colombia. In each country we operate the culture and what the population is quite different. For ins ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Colombia - Facts, data, location, ext

Colombia located in the northwestern part of South America is one of many Spanish speaking countries ... ish speaking countries. Colombia shares a boarder with Ecuador, Peru Brazil, Venezuela, and Panama. Colombia's capital and largest city, Bogotá;, is located near the center of Colombia. Medell& ... te;n located northwest of Bogota and Cali to the southwest are also good size cites.The climates in Colombia do not change very much due to the fact it is located so close to the equator. But the clim ...

(4 pages) 34 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Colombia: A brief report on the economy, culture, and industry of the country

Pablo Bryce AmackerSra. RobinsonSpanish 14/17/07ColombiaColombia located in the northwestern part of South America is one of many Spanish-speaking c ... lombia located in the northwestern part of South America is one of many Spanish-speaking countries. Colombia shares a boarder with Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, and Panama. Colombia's capital and ... ia's capital and largest city, Bogotá, is located near the center of country.The climates in Colombia do not change very much due to the fact it is located so close to the equator. But the clim ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


atching the "white ideal". Mrs. Venezuela, the most famous in the Hispanic community, or Mrs. Colombia where the pageants are said to be the most beautiful women, also follow the same pattern of ...

(3 pages) 332 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


CUADOR Ecuador's one of South America's smallest countries. It is located on the West Coast between Colombia and Peru. The Equator passes through Ecuador giving its name (Ecuador is Spanish for equato ... , coffee, and shrimp. The United States is Ecuador's main trading partner. Ecuador also trades with Colombia, Germany, and Japan. Ecuador imports cars, trucks, chemicals, machinery, and many other pro ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Raul Leoni

men de Juan Vicente Gómez, por ésta razón tuvo que irse en 1928 de Venezuela a Colombia para un largo exilio, hasta 1936. Una vez muerto Gómez, regresó Leoni a Venez ... n 1937 fue expulsado del país junto a otros dirigentes políticos. Se dirigió a Colombia, donde continuó sus estudios hasta graduarse en Derecho y Ciencias Sociales en la Un ...

(2 pages) 2293 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

McDonalds In Colombia

MGT 6201 International Operations Hope International University McDonald's Colombia An International Rapid Service Restaurant Robert C Peterson Team Expansion Robert@christfor ... uction line and the limited menu that the McDonald brothers had started.McDonald's tried to come to Colombia in 1983, but the economy was closed to such businesses. They tried for 12 years before havi ... before having success in getting the appropriate paperwork and permission to start a McDonald's in Colombia. At first, McDonald's didn't open doors to the public for consumption, like they have done ...

(9 pages) 49 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Doing business in Colombia and China

Executive SummaryChina and Colombia are two different countries with different culture, language and traditions. China has been ... panies have been highly attracted to that huge market for its revenue potential. On the other hand, Colombia represents a stable economy which is growing at a good pace attracting investors from aroun ... ery different to the average period that takes in developed countries. According to the World Bank, Colombia ranks 53 and China 83 out of 181 on their ease of doing; very high compared to the US which ...

(7 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

¿Cuál es el camino para que la humanidad tenga una completa salud: física, mental, social y ambiental?

la minoría de la población que sería la que tiene algún poder adquisitivo. Así como el caso de Colombia que ha tenido un retroceso en la calidad de la prestación de servicios de salud con el adv ... nos indicadores que muestran la calidad de vida en los siguientes países. IndicadorDjiboutiFranciaColombiaPopulation506,221(2008 estimate)64,094,658(2008 estimate)45,013,674(2008 estimate)GDP per C ...

(8 pages) 570 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community