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  CIUDAD BOLIVAR - LoveToKnow Article on CIUDAD BOLIVAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Previous to the revolution of 19013 Ciudad Boilvar ranked fourth among the Venezuelan custom-houses, but the restrictions placed upon transit trade through West Indian ports have made her a dependency of the La Guaira custom-house to a large extent.
Ciudad BolIvar played an important part in the struggle for independence and was for a time the headquarters of the revolution.
CIUDAD DE CURA, an inland town of the state of Aragua, Venezuela, 55 m.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CI/CIUDAD_BOLIVAR.htm   (357 words)

  
 Simón Bolívar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
However, after a number of political and military disputes with the government of Cartagena, Bolívar fled in 1815 to Jamaica, where he requested the Haitian leader Alexandre Pétion for aid.
A victory at the Battle of Boyacá in 1819 added Colombia to the territories free from Spanish control, and in September 7, 1821 the Gran Colombia (a federation covering much of Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, and Ecuador) was created, with Bolívar as president and Francisco de Paula Santander as vice president.
Bolivar had wanted to implement in Gran Colombia some or all of the elements of the Bolivian constitution he had written (which included a lifetime presidency with the ability to select a successor, though this was theoretically held in check by an intricate system of balances).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Simon_Bolivar   (1325 words)

  
 Bogota at the Edge : Ciudad Bolivar
Ciudad Bolivar is the largest informal settlement of Bogota, the capital of Colombia.
To compare with cities with approximately the same population than Ciudad Bolivar, in 2001 the density of Barcelona (Spain) was 14,910km2 (33,275 in the densest neighborhood, the Eixample(10)), and the density of San Diego (California) was 1,456/km2 in 2001.
Ciudad Bolivar is a young community made of immigrants from all parts of the country.
www.urbanology.org /Bogota   (2142 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Ciudad BolIvar, South America (South American Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
225,340), capital of BolIvar state, E Venezuela, an inland port on the Orinoco River.
It is the commercial center of the eastern llanos, the Orinoco basin, and the Guiana Highlands.
The congress of Angostura (1819) made Simon BolIvar president of Venezuela and later in the same year decreed the formation of the republic of Gran Colombia, also with BolIvar as president.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/CiudadBo.html   (241 words)

  
 Discover Venezuela :::...::::Useful informations about Venezuela - Ciudad Bolivar
Ciudad Bolivar, is a town in colonial style, traquillamente abandoned on the river that flows her in the mean.
One of the most interesting visits in the City Bolivar is the house of St. Isidro, an ownership of the family Cornieles, that was frequented by the Liberator Simón Bolivar and where it prepared his discourse of Angostura.
From Ciudad Bolivar some of the most interesting places in Venezuela are reached; from here they depart in fact, the greatest part of the flights for the Jump Angel, that is exclusively attainable with aerial ultraleggeri.
www.discovervenezuela.net /en/places/ciudadbolivar.asp   (546 words)

  
 Ciudad Bolivar all inclusive ... Ciudad Bolivar... Venezuela Ciudad Bolívar, (initially called Angostura) capital of the Bolívar State, was founded in the year of 1764 and baptized thereafter with the name of Ciudad Bolívar in honor to the Liberator.
Ciudad Bolivar offers to the visitor the tranquility and captivation of an era that will never return, its construction date from the year 1766 and they are many the constructions that preserve their original structure.
Bolivar (restored houses that preserve the colonial architecture), and to other places of interest as The Metropolitan Cathedral, Quinta San Isidro (where was staying the Liberator during his visits), the House of the Congress of Angostura, Correo del Orinoco Museum (first newspaper in Venezuela), House Prison Piar and others interesting places.
www.auyantepuyonline.com /boli_e.html   (298 words)

  
 History of Bolivar Peninsula and Life of Simon Bolivar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bolivar Peninsula was founded in 1820 and is named for Simon Bolivar, patriot, statesman and liberator of five South American Republics.
Bolivar's life was dedicated to the independence of the then Spanish colonies, and the dream of Latin American unity.
Simon Bolivar was the first President of Bolivia, which became independent of Spain in 1824, and gave his name to the country.
www.crystalbeach.com /history.htm   (457 words)

  
 SBRCC.org Missions Ministry - Venezuela
Ciudad Guayana is situated on the banks of the Orinoco River in eastern Venezuela.
Ciudad Guayana is the center of the large iron, aluminum and steel factories.
Even though Ciudad Bolivar is the capital of that state, Ciudad Guayana’s population is more than double and therefore would serve as the principal city of that area.
www.sbrcc.org /missions/venezuela.htm   (476 words)

  
 Ciudad Bolivar yours...
Ciudad Bolivar is one of the Venezuelan cities that keep more history on its streets, squares and museums.
A most attracting place in the city is the Bolivar Square surrounded by The Angostura Congress House, The Cathedral with its peculiar salmon color, The Piar House where Manuel Piar was kept prisoner before being executed, The Parish House and the colonial Governor's House today's Town Hall.
The Jesus Soto Modern Art museum is one of the marvels Ciudad Bolivar possesses that New York, Paris or any other great metropolis would proudly count among its treasures.
www.venezuelatuya.com /guayana/ciudadbolivareng.htm   (575 words)

  
 History of Simon Bolivar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bolivar was born in July 24, 1783, at Caracas, Venezuela.
As he returned to Venezuela, Bolivar joined the group of patriots that seized Caracas in 1810 and proclaimed independence from Spain.
Bolivar crushed the Spanish army at Carabobo in Venezuela on June 24, 1821.
www.bolivarmo.com /history.htm   (325 words)

  
 Interesting sites in Bolívar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Situated in Ciudad Bolívar, on the south of the Plaza Bolívar.
Museo de Ciudad Bolívar: it is located in the same building where it was published "El Correo del Orinoco", the first newspaper in Venezuela.
Here, the republic's first newspaper was printed from June 1818 until 1821, and the tourist can see the original press on which it was done, along with other onjects related to the town's history and a collection of modern painting.
www.venezuelaturistica.com /ISitiosInBolivar.htm   (784 words)

  
 CVG Minerven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bolivar state alone has an area of 248,528 km2, being Ciudad Bolivar the capital city and Ciudad Guayana, Upata, Ciudad Piar, Guasipati, Santa Elena, El Callao, Caicara and Maripa the most important urban centers.
The most important routes are the Troncal 19, that passes north of the state and links the biggest urban centers, and the Troncal 10, that goes by the eastern side of the state.
Bolivar state has two main airports (Puerto Ordaz and Ciudad Bolivar) and several bus terminal stations.
www.cvgminerven.com /ingles/guayana.html   (1176 words)

  
 Bolivar State (Venezuela)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The yellow symbolizes the auriferous wealth of the region; the green, the forest that surrounds it and the blue, the rivers that are plentiful there, whilst the stars remember the incorporation of the Province of Guayana to the cause of the Independence of Venezuela.
Historical Synthesis: The author of the design and meaning of the Bolivar State flag is the famous Venezuelan plastic artist Jesus Soto and entered in force with the Law of Shield, Seal, Anthem, Flag and other Symbols of Bolivar State on October 10th, 2000.
On the rock appears a sitting female Indian that supports her sinister one in a clay two-handled jar that pours water on the bed of the river, symbolizing the inexhaustible flow of the Orinoco, the father of the Venezuelan hydrical sources.
www.flagspot.com /flags/ve-f.html   (639 words)

  
 Ciudad Bolívar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ciudad Bolívar is the capital of the eastern Venezuelan state of Bolívar.
It was founded with the name Angostura in 1764, renamed in 1846, and, as of 2000, had an estimated population of 312,691.
Bridge over the Orinoco at Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela (2004)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ciudad_Bolivar   (209 words)

  
 Canoe Cruise on Venezuelan Rivers
The approach to Ciudad Bolivar was impressive, as we crossed the Orinoco River via the Angostura bridge - at 1.7 kilometers, the longest single-span bridge we have ever been on.
Although Ciudad Bolivar is an old town with an historical centre that is currently being renovated, we did not find it of much interest and could have happily given it a miss.
We arrived back at the Canaima camp around lunchtime and after a meal left for the return flight to Ciudad Bolivar (for an additional fee it is possible to arrange with the pilot to fly back via the falls) and ultimately Puerto la Cruz.
www.caribbeancompass.com /riverroaming.htm   (1007 words)

  
 Plane carrying 24 people crashes, all killed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Luis Alberto Guzman, director of the newspaper El Expreso Bolivar, said the 22-year-old mother of the children, ages six months and 2 years, also was injured.
It landed for refueling at Ciudad Bolivar, about 335 miles southeast of Caracas, Venezuela's capital, Globovision quoted Hernan Guevara, a director at the airport, as saying.
Officials had recovered bodies from the wreckage and taken them to a morgue in Ciudad Bolivar, where authorities were trying to contact foreign embassies, TV Guayana reported.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2001-01-25-crash.htm   (382 words)

  
 Castro HONORED in Venezuela [Free Republic]
CIUDAD BOLIVAR, Venezuela (AP) - Cuban leader Fidel Castro (news - web sites) was welcomed here Saturday with cheers and waving flags for a weekend of birthday celebrations amid a spat between Venezuela and the United States over American military offices in the capital.
Bolivar, Castro declared, warned shortly before his death in 1830 that the United States would bring ``misery in the name of liberty'' to Latin America.
After a walking tour of Ciudad Bolivar, Chavez and Castro were staying overnight in Puerto Ordaz, then planned to visit Venezuela's famed Angel Falls on Sunday.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3b7673e17159.htm   (1012 words)

  
 Orinoco
Dredging permits oceangoing vessels to reach Ciudad Bolívar, c.270 mi (435 km) upstream; a high suspension bridge crosses the river there.
The major cities on the river are Ciudad Bolívar and Ciudad Guyana, which developed in an industrial zone in the late 1960s.
Ciudad Bolívar - Ciudad Bolívar, city (1990 pop.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0836859.html   (347 words)

  
 Canaima : Getting There   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If you get to Ciudad Bolívar or Puerto Ordaz, you can usually find a tour or charter company with a trip heading to Canaima, although the scheduling and costs can vary immensely depending on demand.
If you need to overnight in Ciudad Bolívar, be sure to check in to the Posada Angostura (0212/977-1234; www.cacaotravel.com), a simple, yet lovely little hotel in the colonial center of the city.
The hours are subject to change, as it often juggles its itinerary to Canaima and Arekuna with a stop in Ciudad Bolívar.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=2842&catID=2842020009   (334 words)

  
 CNN.com - Twenty-four dead in Venezuela air crash - January 25, 2001
Two people on the ground were injured in the crash and were taken to a local hospital suffering burns, officials said.
Ciudad Bolivar is about 500 kilometers (335 miles) southeast of Caracas, Venezuela's capital.
Globovision television quoted Hernan Guevara, a director at the Ciudad Bolivar airport, as saying the flight had landed in Ciudad Bolivar for refueling.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/americas/01/25/plane.crash.03   (371 words)

  
 Luke's South American Diary - November 1996
Other news seeping out to the foreign press was of the discovery of the unmarked mass graves of rioters and insurrectionists from the time of the coup.
My long-delayed trip to the Gran Sabana finally came to pass just a few days after we returned from Mérida, and this time, for a change, I was accompanied by a Canadian friend frustrated by the limitations of travelling with a family in tow, and seemingly desperate for a bit of adventure.
It was from this hot and humid town, set on a small hill overlooking one of the narrowest sections of the Orinoco, that Bolívar orchestrated the final steps in the liberation of Venezuela and Colombia, and where he later established the unified republic of Gran Colombia (comprising modern-day Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador).
www.lukemastin.com /diary/nov96.html   (3361 words)

  
 Simon Bolivar
At Angostura (now Ciudad Bolivar) a congress elected him president of Venezuela.
He boldly led (1810-19) a band of llaneros [plainsmen] in skillful guerrilla warfare against the Spanish, aided Simón Bolivar at the battle of Carabobo (1821), and drove (1823) the Spanish from their last Venezuelan stronghold at Puerto Cabello.
He led the separatist movement that disrupted Bolívar's Colombian republic and was the first president of Venezuela (1831-35).
www.nuevamerica.com /simonbolivar.htm   (740 words)

  
 La Gran Sabana
That way it is easier to connect with a trip to Canaima and Angel Falls before the Gran Sabana and then going to the Orinoco Delta after finishing the trip in Puerto Ordaz.
Ciudad Bolivar is hot and humid and it is easy to imagine last century’s adventurers in search for rubber, gold and diamonds passing by...
At Ciudad Guayana we turn right and will now head South up to Brazil, first passing through a cattle farming area, Upata, Guasipati, and then into El Callao, which was in 1887 the world's richest gold mining area, when one ton of material would give five ounces of gold!
www.newfrontiersadventures.com /tour/txtGS2.html   (1255 words)

  
 Videos to dispel despair.
The hillsides of Ciudad Bolívar, around Bogotá, where over a million and a half people have settled in the last 40 years.
Victor is one of thousands of dead-end kids who grow up on the dusty hillsides of Ciudad Bolivar, in the slums around the Colombian capital of Bogotá.
His new home is Ciudad Bolívar’s Youth Leadership School, a rather pompously named association which was created by and for needy young people and which operates from the basement of a four-storey building.
www.unesco.org /courier/2000_01/uk/dossier/txt03.htm   (707 words)

  
 Gallery :: Women's Delegation to Colombia- Witness for Peace, November 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This man is the president of his community, in Ciudad Bolivar, a very poor sector of south Bogota.
This sign is above the public cafeteria window in Ciudad Bolivar.
Llama on hilltop in Ciudad Bolivar, southern Bogota
www.carolinapeace.org /gallery/WFP-DelegationNov2004?page=6   (168 words)

  
 Rutaca - - Ciudad Bolivar - Venezuela - - ATI, Air Transport Intelligence - ATI — Air Transport Intelligence from Reed ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Ciudad Bolivar-based airline is operating the service from Caracas to Barbados via Margarita and Trinidad and Tobago in...
The aircraft crashed at around 18:00, minutes after departing the carrier's base at Ciudad Bolivar for Margarita island in the Caribbean.
Venezuela's Rutaca has confirmed that all 24 passengers and crew were killed when one of its Douglas DC-3s crashed minutes after take-off from Ciudad Bolivar on 25 January.
www.rati.com /ALLANDING_19929.htm   (357 words)

  
 IFEX :: Photojournalist injured while covering opposition demonstration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
(IPYS/IFEX) - On 3 March 2004, photojournalist Ana Marchese was injured while covering a march organised by the opposition in Ciudad Bolívar, the capital of Bolívar state in southern Venezuela.
Marchese, a photojournalist for "Correo del Caroní" newspaper with more than 32 years of professional experience, was hit in the back by a tear gas canister launched by officers of the state police (Instituto Policial del Estado Bolívar, IPOL-Bolívar).
The march, which began peacefully, was planned with another destination in mind.
www.ifex.org /en/content/view/full/57360   (502 words)

  
 SIMON BOLIVAR
In July, the capital of that Province, Angostura (today Ciudad Bolívar) is taken by the patriots.
Bolívar creates the State Council, the Government Council, the Superior War Council, the High Court of Justice, the Trade Council, and undertakes the establishment of a newspaper (which was to appear in June of 1818) called the “Correo del Orinoco”.
Bolívar draws up a Constitutional Project for the New State in 1826, in which his ideas for the consolidation of order and the independence of the recently emancipated nations are expressed.
www.embavenez-us.org /kids.venezuela/simon.bolivar.htm   (3141 words)

  
 Accident reports DC-3C YV-224C
The cause of the crash of the DC-3 aircraft
The crash occurred during a flight from Canaima, in southern Bolivar state, to the
The DC-3 was flying tourists back from Canaima to Porlamar and made a refuelling stop at Ciudad Bolívar.
www.centercomp.com /cgi-bin/dc3/gallery?50031   (261 words)

  
 L.L.Bean: Park Search - Canaima National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Canaima covers an area the size of Belgium and is about 372 miles from Ciudad Bolivar.
Tours can be arranged in Ciudad Bolivar or Ciudad Guayana.
The park’s western regions are accessible only by air from Maiquetia, Ciudad Bolivar, Puerto Ordaz and Margarita.
www.llbean.com /parksearch/parks/html/1824llt.htm   (255 words)

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