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  Chuquisaca - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Chuquisaca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The territory of Chuquisaca comprises fertile valleys and tropical lowlands.
The effects of the El Niño phenomenon in 1998 were particularly damaging, with torrential rain, flooding, and mudslides in Chuquisaca, as well as in Oruro and Potosí departments.
The Bolivian government estimated that, as a result, agricultural output in these departments has fallen by 3.9% and 40% of the population needed emergency assistance.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Chuquisaca   (191 words)

 April 4005: Update to the Global Board
In Tarija and Chuquisaca, social organizations mobilized, demanding that the economic resources that come from natural gas be of benefit to those outside the region.
In Chuquisaca, they have structured a plan to foster feedback, including 1 Departmental Congress, 1 Artistic Festival and the exchange of experiences of people’s reporters of the Radio Broadcasters of the Chiwalaque Municipality of Vacas and Radio Esperanza of the Aiquille Municipality, both in the department of Cochabamba.
In Chuquisaca, they receive 15 to 20 daily reports from the people’s reporters, which are then aired in news blurbs and special programs.  Each month, a reporter or community communicator participates directly in the elaboration of the informative programs 11 aired by Radio ACLO-Chuquisaca.
www.thp.org /bolivia/2005/apr   (3148 words)

According to a communication from Archbishop Pifferi, of January, 1910, the Archdiocese of La Plata embraces the departments of Chuquisaca, Potosi, Oruro, and Tarija, with an approximate area of 165,200 sq.
The archdiocese is divided into 13 deaneries (vicariates forane), and comprises 135 parishes, over 200 vice-parishes, with 172 secular priests and 99 regular priests, besides 10 regular clerics not priests, and 26 lay brothers, in 6 monasteries of men, and 159 sisters in 21 houses.
Barbara, virgin and martyr, is patroness of the diocese.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08798b.htm   (970 words)

 Chuquisaca - Wikipedia
Das bolivianische Departamento Chuquisaca liegt im Südosten Boliviens und grenzt an die Departamentos Cochabamba, Potosí, Santa Cruz und Tarija.
Chuquisaca erstreckt sich vom Ostrand der Anden bis ins Tiefland des Gran Chaco und hat eine Fläche von 51.524 km².
Chuquisaca hat (nach der Volkszählung 2001) 453.750 Einwohner, die Hauptstadt ist Sucre, das auch die formelle Hauptstadt von Bolivien ist.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chuquisaca   (93 words)

The other project components were to benefit almost the entire rural population (24 000 families) of the northern Chuquisaca region.
The project was located in the rural areas of the three northern Provinces of Oropeza, Zudanez and Yamparaez in the Department of Chuquisaca and in part of Chayanta Province in the contiguous Department of Potosi.
The sheep population of the Chuquisaca region represents only 10% of the national herd.
www.ifad.org /lrkm/region/pl/bo_86.htm   (1569 words)

 Chuquisaca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Department of Chuquisaca has a series of minor mountain ranges, between which are temperate valleys marked by arroyos and unpolluted rivers, ideal for swimming and fishing.
The Chuquisaca countryside is pleasant and known for its tranquillity and beauty.
Sucre is the capital of the Republic of Bolivia, seat of the Judicial Branch—represented by the Supreme Court of Justice.
www.desarrollo.gov.bo /turismo/Bolivia-Travel/DepCapitales/chuquisacaING.htm   (1388 words)

 Bolivia State, Church, and Society - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...
The viceroy was aided by the audiencia (council), which was simultaneously the highest court of appeal in the jurisdiction and, in the absence of the viceroy, also had administrative and executive powers.
Chuquisaca had become particularly important as Potosí's administrative and agricultural supply center.
The jurisdiction of the audiencia, known as Charcas, initially covered a radius of 100 "leagues" (179,600 hectares) around Chuquisaca, but it soon included Santa Cruz and territory belonging to present-day Paraguay and, until 1568, also the entire district of Cuzco.
workmall.com /wfb2001/bolivia/bolivia_history_state_church_and_society.html   (1360 words)

 History of BOLIVIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is a region with a rich past, as the ruins of Tiwanaku bear witness, but it has been a relatively unimportant part of the Inca realm.
Las Charcas, the region administered from Chuquisaca, extends steadily east of the Andes until it eventually includes eastern Bolivia, Paraguay and much of Argentina.
In honour of their liberators the delegates propose to name the new republic after Bolivár and to rename as Sucre the historic city (Chuquisaca) in which they are meeting.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ac11   (1204 words)

 SUCRE - LoveToKnow Article on SUCRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
, or CHUQUISACA, a city of Bolivia, capital of the department of Chuquisaca and nominal capital of the republic, 46 m.
The Spanish town, according to Velasco, was founded in 1538 by Captain Pedro Angules on the site of an Indian village called Chuquisaca, or Chuquichaca (golden.
It became the capital of the province of Charcas, of the comarca of Chuquisaca, and of the bishopric of La Plata and Charcas, and in time it became the favorite residence and health resort of the rich mine-owners of PotosI.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SU/SUCRE.htm   (473 words)

Chuquisaca: [[Miguel Urioste]], [[Pastor Velásquez Chaure]]; La Paz: [[Juan Del Granado]]; Cochabamba: [[Alfonso Ferrufino]]; Potosí: [[Luis Antonio Fernández Fajalde]]; Santa Cruz: [[Erwin Saucedo Fuentes]].
Chuquisaca: [[Miguel Urioste]], [[Julio Arias Soto]], [[Antonio Germán Gutiérrez Gantier]]; La Paz: [[Ramiro Velasco]]; Cochabamba: [[Alfonso Ferrufino]], [[Ramberto Montenegro Ortiz]], [[Rafael Puente Calvo]]; Potosí: [[Luis Antonio Fernández Fajalde]], [[Simón Reyes Rivera]], [[Filemón Escobar]].
Luís Morgan López Baspineiro.\n----\n''Elections:'' Elected deputy from Chuquisaca, [[1985 MIR]].
centellas.org /politics/politiddly.html   (1911 words)

 Nutrition country profiles: Bolivia summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The departments of Potosí and Chuquisaca showed the highest levels of underweight and stunting surpassed a level of 30% in 3 of the 9 existing departments.
The situation was more serious in the rural area (40%) and in 18 provinces of the departments of Potosí, Cochabamba and Chuquisaca, characterised by high rates of poverty and illiteracy, lack of infrastructure and basic services, plus little or no potential for farming production.
The only information for adolescents (12-17 years) was collected in 1993 in the schools of the city of La Paz and demonstrated a prevalence of stunting of 19%.
www.fao.org /es/esn/nutrition/bol-e.stm   (455 words)

 Explore Bolivia :: Adventure Travel Specializing in the Country of Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fair of culture and tourism and to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of La Paz.
A religious festival in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.
Each department has its own variation but the more exotic ones are in: Villa Serrano and Sucre (Chuquisaca), Vallegrande (Santa Cruz), San Ignacio de Moxos (Beni) and Tarija where some of the celebrations are carried on until the end of January.
www.explorebolivia.com /festival.htm   (1287 words)

131,769), S central Bolivia, constitutional capital of Bolivia and capital of Chuquisaca dept. Since 1898, La Paz has been the administrative capital of Bolivia.
Sucre was founded in 1538 and called La Plata; the city was also called Chuquisaca and Charcas.
It was given its present name in 1839 in honor of the revolutionary leader Antonio José de Sucre.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0847093.html   (142 words)

 Ciao!: MPSA preview
Also, Chuquisaca provinces get dropped from the models since their "media luna" cells are empty (frankly, I can't decide whether to code Chuquisaca as "media luna" or not, ideas?).
I'm unclear on how to code Chuquisaca — so all those provinces have a missing cell (or a value of ".") — because it doesn't quite fit either pattern.
Some people include Chuquisaca in the media luna, but it's also highly Andean (lots of native Quechua-speaking provinces).
www.centellas.org /miguel/archives/001260.html   (716 words)

Oruro and Chuquisaca Departments (In Oruro, the communities include Ayllu Tunupa, Lakasa, Ayllu Yaretani, Salinas de Garci Mendoza, and neighboring communities in the Ladislao Cabrera Province, with the option of including the communities of Tambo Quemado, Lagunas and Sajama in the Sajama Province, and Pazna in the Poopo Province.
The Departments of Oruro and Chuquisaca have several small, isolated communities which are not serviced by the national electricity grid system.
Under the reference scenario, 400 of these households are assumed to generate GHG emissions from diesel combustion over a period of 20 years and 3 months.
unfccc.int /kyoto_mechanisms/aij/activities_implemented_jointly/items/2007txt.php   (2187 words)

 List - Reptiles and Amphibians of the Bosque Tucumano-Boliviano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Reptiles and amphibians from the vicinity of El Palmar (1300 m - 2580 m) in the Andes of Chuquisaca, Bolivia.
Further study is required to determine whether these specimens from Chuquisaca represent an undescribed species, Hyla callipleura, or Hyla marianitae.
An apparently undescribed species of Liolaemus and an obviously new species of colubrid snake are each known only from two specimens and represent new records for the country.
www.uta.edu /biology/harvey/list2.htm   (203 words)

 americas.org - Major New Gas Reserve Discovered   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Government officials announced the discovery of a major new gas reserve October 7, located in the southeast of the country between the provinces of Chuquisaca and Santa Cruz.
The French company Total made the discovery, and is currently evaluating the size of the reserve.
Early estimates suggest that it may represent between 20 and 30 percent of Bolivia’s total current gas reserves.
www.americas.org /item_16669   (62 words)

 Sucre & Chuquisaca Hats (Sucre - Bolivia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sucre, the Capital of the Republic of Bolivia, cradle of America liberty, a city with more than 450 years of history, and declared part of Humanity's Cultural Patrimony, is also know, since 1929, for its tradition of hat manufacturing.
The Sucre Hat Factory, founded in 1990, and the Chuquisaca Hat Factory, founded in 1992, merged in 1997, to produce a product for exportation, under the name "Sucre and Chuquisaca Hats".
The best prime materials from different countries are used, for the production of high quality wool and straw hats, offering a complete variety of wool brims, crowns, and linings, in different sizes, weigthts and colors, for the manufacture of hat.
www.scr.entelnet.bo /hatsucre/indexeng.html   (119 words)

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Outbreaks: Location / No. of outbreaks Chuquisaca department (19 deg 48 min South -- 64 deg 04 min West)/1 Description of affected population: settlement comprising animals of various types and ages in a community-run production system.
It will be interesting to obtain information about the age and the vaccination status of the affected animals/herds.
The current outbreak, recorded in the Chuquisaca department, is situated in south-central Bolivia.
www.promedmail.org /pls/askus/f?p=2400:1202:431311::NO::F2400_P1202_CHECK_DISPLAY,F2400_P1202_PUB_MAIL_ID:X,22190   (455 words)

 La Leyenda tiene un nombre: Chuquisaca
Chuquisaca es un departamento trilingüe, que mantiene sus lenguas nativas del quechua y guarayo más el idioma castellano.
Chuquisaca tiene una superficie territorial de 51.514 km
Sucre, capital del departamento, Cuna de la Libertad Americana, llamada también "Ciudad de los Cuatro Nombres" denominados Chuquisaca, Charcas, La Plata y actualmente Sucre.
www.bolivianet.com /turismo/chuquisaca/index.htm   (428 words)

 RIGZONE - Pluspetrol to Start Bolivia Drilling in October
Argentine oil company Pluspetrol plans to start drilling on its Entre Ríos block in Bolivia's Chuquisaca department by the second half of October, a Pluspetrol source confirmed.
The source did not say how much the investment would be in the well or if there are other wells on the field.
The company is preparing a drilling platform near the town of Rosario del Ingre, newspaper Correo del Sur quoted Chuquisaca's hydrocarbons advisor Jorge Bascopé as saying.
www.rigzone.com /news/article.asp?a_id=16461   (247 words)

 MapZones.com : Bolivia Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Within the next 40 years, Spanish settlements were formed at Chuquisaca (present-day Sucre), Potosí, La Paz, and Cochabamba.
Bolivia was one of the first countries in the Spanish Empire to attempt a break from Spain, but it was one of the last to succeed.
In 1826 a congress at Chuquisaca adopted a constitution drafted by Bolívar.
atlas.mapzones.com /bolivia/bolivia.php   (1950 words)

 Pedro de Hinojosa
When Almagro, on his return from Chile, took Cuzco, Hinojosa was made prisoner, together with Gonzalo Pizarro, but managed to escape and fought under Pizarro's banner in the battle of Salinas, where Almagro was vanquished, 26 April, 1538.
In recompense he was appointed governor of the new city of La Plata or Chuquisaca, and after the assassination of Francisco Pizarro he sided with the royal president, Vaca de Castro, against Almagro's son, and took part in the battle of Chupas, 16 September, 1542, where young Almagro's power was finally destroyed.
When Gonzalo Pizarro prepared to resist the authority of the viceroy, Nunez Vela, Hinojosa was appointed captain of his guard, and in 1545 admiral of his fleet.
www.famousamericans.net /pedrodehinojosa   (937 words)

 Narvaez - Villa Charcas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Birds observed during a walk from Narvaez (Tarija) to Villa Charcas (Chuquisaca), Bolivia, in March 1992 (168 KB, pdf document, see below about how to read it).
A detailed trip report with data on all species seen or heard during a two-and-a-half week long walk that I made through the remote hill and mountain country of northern depto.
During my trek alone I found 220 bird species, of which five were new birds for Tarija and eleven were new for Chuquisaca.
www.bolivianbeauty.com /Narvaez-VillaCharcas/MainPage.htm   (425 words)

 Welcome to Adobe GoLive 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The CESATCH mission is to improve the quality of life for indigenous Quechua communities in the rural Bolivian highlands.
Currently, CESATCH is working in 10 indigenous communities in southern Bolivia located in the regions of Chuquisaca and Potosi.
The institution collaborates all projects at the grass roots level with local grower cooperatives and associations, women’s groups and children’s education centers.
web.entelnet.bo /cesatch   (129 words)

 Chuquisaca - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A Rapid Assessment of the Humid Forests of South Central Chuquisaca, Bolivia (Conservation International Rapid Assessment Program)
Estrategias campesinas en el surandino de Bolivia: Intervenciones y desarrollo rural en el norte de Chuquisaca y Potosí
Incorporation of women in the process of integrated rural development: Case study in Chuquisaca-Tarija (Documentos de trabajo sobre programas para la mujer)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /chuquisaca.htm   (118 words)

 Hairless Ape - Joshua Sullivan's Photography
The bulk of my trip was spent at my sister's work site in Tomina, a small town about 4 hours by bus from Sucre.
Chuquisaca (choo - kee - sah - kah) is the province within which Sucre and Tomina lie.
I'm using this gallery as a catch-all for the rest of the photos.
www.hairlessape.com   (1407 words)

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