Gran Colombia

    Page 10 of 15 - About 146 Essays
  • Medellin Cartel Pros And Cons

    When Cesar Gaviria was elected in 1990, he made it his personal mission to take down Escobar. Colonel Hugo Martinez of the La Policia Nacional de Colombia (PNC) was leading the fight to take him down. On the same day that Galan was murdered, the PNC colonel Waldemar Franklin. Once when Pablo’s wife and kids were driving down the road, they went through a road block. They were taken into custody for…

    Words: 2940 - Pages: 12
  • My Life As An Undocumented Immigrant By Jose Antonio Vargas

    In the narrative essay, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant,” journalist Jose Antonio Vargas recounts his childhood journey from the Philippines to the United States. He presents his accomplishments in his education and career as a journalist while living with his grandparents and having an illegal status in the United States. Throughout Vargas’ story, he explains the difficulties that he faced for not having the proper credentials to be in the United States. Building up his essay as a…

    Words: 1527 - Pages: 7
  • The Snake Warriors Summary

    “The Snake Warriors – Sons of the Tiger Teeth: a descriptive analysis of Carib warfare, ca. 1500-1820” by Neil Lancelot Whitehead Neil Whitehead, in his article The Snake Warriors analysed Carib warfare, uses historical texts’ to interpret Carib war culture and society anthropologically. He does this by first, describing Carib military tactics prior to European contact, discussing social and ideological context they were deployed, and also to analyze the effect European contact had on the…

    Words: 825 - Pages: 4
  • Immigrants In Legal Alien, By Jeanne Espa And Pat Mora

    Almost everyone in our country is an immigrant, especially in Miami and many of the main cities like Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles. Immigrants will not be the minority for much longer. The fact that there are so many immigrants in the country does not change the debates on immigration. Immigration has always been a topic for discussion in the United States of America because this is the land of opportunity. People run away from their countries and everything they are familiar with to…

    Words: 1048 - Pages: 5
  • Judicial System Reform In Colombia

    When looking into the judicial system of Colombia one can see that it is underfunded especially when compared to the military. In Plan Colombia that the Clinton administration gave to the Republic of Colombia it was supposed to put some of the money towards the Judicial System and it did but not enough. There are many different types of courts in Colombia and there are some international agencies in there as well. What should be done is the Republic of Colombia needs to redirect some of the…

    Words: 801 - Pages: 4
  • Airport Narrative

    After exiting the plane, the first thing I noticed was the voices of the crowd. The words spoken at the Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport seemed to mix together, and I could no longer focus on individual conversations like I could at Toronto several hours earlier. This trip to the Colombian island of San Andrés marked the first time I was venturing to a country where English was not the official language. In the weeks leading up to the trip I had tried to prepare by memorizing common…

    Words: 1089 - Pages: 5
  • Narcotics In Colombia

    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…

    Words: 1178 - Pages: 5
  • Pablo Escobar Research Paper

    lord that smuggled 80% of cocaine into the United States. In the 80’s and 90’s , a lot of buildings in Miami were made from cocaine money.( Colombia 's Ruthless Drug Kingpin, Pablo Escobar." )Born in December 1 , 1949 and died on December 2 1943. Leader of the Cartel of Medellin with a net worth of about $30billion. La Catedral was a prison in Medellin , Colombia. Made under an agreement in 1991 with the Colombian Government , also built in 1991.It was built by the orders of Pablo Escobar. The…

    Words: 1101 - Pages: 5
  • Cocaine In Colombia

    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 to…

    Words: 2372 - Pages: 10
  • Illegal Immigration Cons

    Illegal Immigration is a big concern in our government today. Every year thousands of illegals enter the united states seeking a better life for them and their families. That all seem fine but many Americans feel like their country is being invaded and taken over by those illegal immigrants. They believe that undocumented people are taken all the jobs available in the country and are costing our country millions. So you have to wonder are illegal immigrants hurting our country’s economy? With…

    Words: 1649 - Pages: 7
  • Page 1 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: