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    Bogotá, Colombia 1948, was a time of revolution. It was the assassination of presidential candidate, Jorge Eliécer Gaitán that led to what is infamously known as ‘’El Bogotazo,” the riots of the poor community of Colombia who were fed up with their government. According to cia.gov, over 1,500 innocent people died and 20,000 got injured in the gruesome riot. It was a very dangerous time to be living in Colombia, especially in Bogota. Cartels were pushing cocaine and other illegal drugs out of Colombia by greed and war within the cartels. Gustavo was born in June of 1948, in Bogota Colombia. He grew up in the midst of a war torn Colombia, but ironically, a war within it’s own people. ‘’Living in Colombia is a blessing and a curse. The land…

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    Colombia Essay

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    hundres of years, Colombia has seen a great deal of occurences of ligitimate and illicit financial resettlement and with displaced people entering the nation. Even though United States is the country with the largest amount of refugees in the world, Colombia is still considered the country with the largest amount in Latin America. The large amoutn of refugees have mostly been due to forced displacement due to violence created by guerrillas, paramilitary groups and the colombian security forced.…

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    Frc In Colombia

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    Armed insurgencies and guerilla warfare have plagued the stability of Latin American governments throughout their paths towards democratic development. In recent discussions of the peace talks between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the Colombian government, a controversial issue has been whether negotiating with the guerilla would bring political stability to the nation. On one hand, some argue that the inclusion of the FARC in political affairs would ultimately…

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    Merengue Colombia

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    Cumbia being probably the most well known dance there is in Colombia it’s no surprise is filled with wonder as how it’s done and the reputation it has. Cumbia is known as the main folk style of dance and symbolizes colombian nationality. Cumbia being so popular it has made it spread to other countries and has made it for other new cumbias to emerge such as in peru, mexico, argentina, etc. however Colombia being the founder. Cumbia originated first from a fusion between native colombians and…

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    Narcotics In Colombia

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    Finally, the economy is one of the most influential geo-cultural structures that has been used by regional and international agents in Plan Colombia. Nothing has influenced the trade of narcotics more than this structure, as it is through the economy that the supply and demand for narcotics is maintained. As long as there continues to be a demand for narcotics such as cocaine, drug traffickers will be kept in business. They are aided by the economy at all times. The FARC also operates using…

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    Violence In Colombia

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    Today civilians in Colombia sadly continue to suffer serious abuse by guerrillas, guerrillas continue to expand and there success rate has grown due to denied rights, and the kidnappings they have done. Guerrillas deny thousands of Colombian citizens their justice by allowing their abuses to escape harsh punishment, they also resort to violence with Colombia that have been displayed more than 5.7 million times to Colombians. 200,000 Colombians would rather leave their homes instead of being…

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    Cocaine In Colombia

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    The strong presence of cocaine in Colombia dates back to the 1970s when participants in the industry started seeing the potentially enormous profits to be made with the drug. Within the next couple of years, the trafficking of the drug became highly profitable and was predominantly controlled by the Cartels. These cartel leaders, and other groups that profited from the cocaine industry like the Revolution Armed Forces of Colombia – Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionnarias de Colombia (FARC), were able…

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    While many drugs are Produced an Manufactured in Colombia most materials are not. Coca paste/ coca plants are grown and made in Bolivia and Peru and they shipped into Colombia (Colombia C3). In the 1970's the farmers would grow coca so that they could then buy other materials for their farm and eventually grow a slightly less contested crop (Livingstone H8). [Insert fact] [Insert fact] In the 1970's when Colombia's trade was growing, the biggest cartel was the Medellin Brothers ( Livingstone…

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    On the coast of Colombia, the country is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The Caribbean Sea is to the North of the country and the Pacific Ocean is to the West. The countries bordering Colombia are Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador. Colombia is located near the Equator, which creates a diverse climate. One of the world’s greatest mountain ranges subsides in Colombia. The Andean Cordillera, also known as the Andes Cordillera, makes up most of the landscape of…

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    Colombia Research Paper

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    At first sight, Colombia is just another beautiful country filled with life and culture. On the other side of the spectrum, we see political arrogance and civil problems. But, considering both are what make up the country as a whole. What exactly happened in its past that could have lead to such a place we see in our modern day lives. The truth is, though you might not have cared for this country so much before, it has most definitely affected your life and its path in some way. Now ‘how?’ you…

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