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    Coffee In Colombia

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    I selected to write about topic #1 "Coffee is King". At the very foundation of Colombia, there lies coffee. Coffee has been deeply ingrained within the history, economy, culture and social structure of Colombia; it 's no wonder that it is referred to as “king”. The objective of this essay, is to explore how coffee has had a direct impact on the development of Colombia, and how it continues to affect it today. Colombia is located in South America. To the east, are its neighbors Brazil and Venezuela; Ecuador and Peru lie south. While to the west, there is the Pacific ocean and to the north lies Panama as well as the Caribbean Sea (Bowman, 2014). Colombia’s geography and topography are significant in its history, as well as to the production…

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    Today, drugs are one of the most negatively profiled items in the world. One of the biggest exporters in the world is Colombia. Their influence in the drug trade reaches all the way back to the 1980's when brutal cartels were dominant. Today, Colombia's trade still exists and is as strong as ever. Drug trafficking has an influence on Colombia and the world because of the role it plays in destroying the environment, causing civil unrest, and affecting the economy. While many drugs are produced…

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    The NGO Fundación Mariposas Amarillas ( Yellow Butterflies ) accommodates communities in poverty with education, recreational activities, workshops and also information on health, nutrition and many other things. The Fundación Mariposas Amarillas mainly works in Santa Marta, Colombia with children and their families. The founder of Yellow Butterflies Oscar Cortes was at one point of his life one of these kids living in the slums, he was part of a really poor family with many brothers and sisters…

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    Imperialism is the act of controlling smaller nations for military, social, economic, and political benefits. Exploitation is the act of harming others for personal benefit. The two of these combined is a history filled with resentment but plenty of positive progress. The exploitation America caused is justifiable due to the benefits imperialization had on America including the imperialised territory. Some may think the main idea of exploitation is the harm, but the part that needs attention is…

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    Colombian Culture Essay

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    Colombian Culture, and History The Army 's Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Culture Center. defines culture as a “dynamic social system,” containing the values, beliefs, behaviors, and norms of a “specific group, organization, society or other collectivity" learned, shared, internalized, and changeable by all members of the society (Watson, 2010). Culture can be broken down into five basic areas, thank can be considered “operationally relevant.” These five areas are; the physical…

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    DrugsINcolombiaBEbad Today, drugs are one of the most negatively profiled things in the world. One of the biggest exporters in the world happens to be Colombia. Their influence in the drug trade reaches all the way back to the 1980's when brutal cartels were dominant. Today, Colombia's trade still exists and is as strong as ever. Drug trafficking has an influence on Colombia and the world because of the role it plays in destroying the environment, causing civil unrest, and effecting the…

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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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    Due to its status as the focal point of the cocaine trade, Medellin, Colombia, was dubbed the “most dangerous city on Earth” by TIME magazine at the height of the cartel’s power. It bore the highest homicide rate and was plagued by civil conflict, which set the stage for illicit drug trafficking to occur. Presently, it ranks as the 49th most dangerous city, and it is speculated by both the DEA and Colombian National police that more than 300 drug smuggling organizations are active within…

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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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    Colombian Country

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    Colombia is located in South America. It is located to the northwest of South America and South of Panama. Colombia is the third most populated country in Latin America behind Brazil and Mexico. The climate in Colombia is based on Tropical. The diversity of climate zones in Colombia is characterized for having tropical rainforests, savannas, steppes, deserts and mountain climate. Colombia ranks first in the amount of bird species. Colombia has more than 3,950 research groups in the department…

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