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Colombia has at least eleven active or dormant volcanoes, the tallest of which, Huila, rises to about 19,000 feet and seems to be the highest point in the country.
Colombia the Spaniards penetrated to the northern confines of Ecuador (Pasto, Popayan) comparatively early, and there met other explorers from their own people coming up from Quito.
Colombia has necessarily been much retarded by the political disturbances which have occurred since the first quarter of the nineteenth century and have made its history a continuous succession of civil wars.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04121b.htm   (2798 words)

 Embajada de Colombia
Colombia sees a window of opportunity early next year for the U.S. Congress to approve a free-trade agreement strongly opposed by U.S. labor groups, a senior Colombian official said on Thursday.
Colombia in 1999 was facing serious threats from illegal armed groups and the unraveling of state authority.
He will be in town for the launching of the CSIS report on Colombia on Tuesday the 13th, (see attached) and to deliver a speech at a Council of the Americas event, along with Deputy USTR, Ambassador John Veroneau, on Thursday the 15th.
www.colombiaemb.org   (1651 words)

 Colombia Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
On the surface, Colombia is a seemingly untroubled country.
When To Go The most pleasant time to visit Colombia is in the dry season, between December and March or July and August, particularly if you plan on hiking.
Colombia claims to have more plant and animal species per square kilometer than any other country in the world.
www.lonelyplanet.com /destinations/south_america/colombia   (547 words)

 Birding in Colombia
Colombia is usually one of those places you've heard mention, probably because of its drug problem, but never considered visiting.
This huge diversity of species results from the equally diverse range of habitats: three Andean Cordilleras, two inter-Andean valleys, the Amazon, Orinoco, Santa Marta, Pacific and Caribbean coasts, deserts and lakes, and the rich Chocó; biogeographical region all help to make it one of the most varied in South America.
As for the problems Colombia faces day to day, rarely will these affect the average tourist.
www.birding-colombia.com   (339 words)

 Colombia Support Network: Human Rights for Colombia
The letter is designed to encourage Colombia's Attorney General to carry forward sensitive investigations which he has begun.
November, 2007 - In a report to members of the US Congress, The Colombia Support Network provides an outline of events reported officially or in the U.S. and Colombian media, describing terrorism, thievery, bungling and massacres by the armed forces of the government of Colombia.
Here in their own words are the stories of the desterrados, or "dispossessed"-the thousands of Colombians displaced by years of war and state-backed terrorism, funded in part through US aid to the Colombian government.
www.colombiasupport.net   (398 words)

 Colombia: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Colombia is bordered on the northwest by Panama, on the east by Venezuela and Brazil, and on the southwest by Peru and Ecuador.
In 1861 the country was called the United States of New Granada; in 1863 it became the United States of Colombia; and in 1885, it was named the Republic of Colombia.
In the 1970s and 1980s, Colombia became one of the international centers for illegal drug production and trafficking, and at times the drug cartels (the Medillin and Cali cartels were the most notorious) virtually controlled the country.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107419.html   (1606 words)

 Derechos: Human Rights in Colombia
This Plan Colombia provides for increased US involvement in the internal war that plagues Colombia and may result in the intensification of the conflict.
Meanwhile, a frangible peace process is the only real hope the people of Colombia have for the restoration of their human rights.
Colombia and the United States signed an accord that exempts Americans from prosecution before the ICC.
www.derechos.org /nizkor/colombia/eng.html   (653 words)

 Colombia Solidarity Campaign - Home
Colombia Solidarity Campaign is affiliated to the European Network of Friendship and Solidarity with Colombia, which has eleven affiliates in Spain and ten from other countries.
Trade unionists from Colombia and representatives of mining-affected communities in the Philippines attended the BHPBilliton plc AGM in London on 25 October.
In Colombia, according Alvaro Uribe, the paramilitary groups have demobilised but the reality is that they are even more active from either inside or outside jail.
www.colombiasolidarity.org.uk   (757 words)

 CIP Colombia Program
Information about the combatants, key figures in Colombia's government, a timeline, and overviews of negotiations with the FARC and ELN guerrillas
Links to recent coverage in the media about Colombia's conflict and U.S. aid, in-depth series, opinion pieces and web news sources.
The Center for International Policy offers a comprehensive source of information and analysis about Colombia's conflict, peaceful efforts to end it, and the United States' increasing military involvement.
www.ciponline.org /colombia   (281 words)

 colombia Expat, Travel, Forum, Real Estate and Blog
Information relating to Colombia art, artists, museums, galleries, spanish and hispanic options.
Flowers and Gifts to Colombia has many beautiful flower designs perfect for your special person and any occasion.
Bogota Bed and Breakfast, Bogotá Colombia apartment rentals: Near the airport, Corferia Trade Center and Convention Center, Maloka, Salitre Magic, U.S. Embassy, Colombian family welfare institute, Bienestar Familiar (ICBF) for Colombian Children Adoptions, Medical Facilities for Plastic Surgery and Lasik procedures and many other attractions.
www.totalcolombia.com   (1649 words)

 Centro de Medios Independientes de Colombia ((i))
Y si en Colombia llueve, en Estados Unidos no escampa: analistas preven que el índice de ejecuciones hipotecarias en Estados Unidos está alcanzando cifras nunca vistas desde la Gran Depresión.; el año pasado se presentaron 1,2 millones de ejecuciones hipotecarias y este año se preve que la cifra superará los dos millones.
Indymedia Colombia en asocio con el Centro de Medios Populares y la Oficina de Prensa del Colectivo de Abogados, estuvieron allí luego de viajar en autobús más de 12 horas; así registraron los testimonios y denuncias.
Crímenes contra la humanidad y crimen organizado en Colombia: Doctrina, jurisprudencia y normas de Derecho Internacional y de Derecho Internacional de Derechos Humanos de obligado cumplimiento para el sistema de justicia colombiano.
colombia.indymedia.org   (5683 words)

Colombia: Constituciones / Constitutions (Georgetown University Political Database of the Americas) Constitución de 1991 con reformas hasta 2005 / Political Constitution of 1991 through 2005 reforms; in Spanish
JURIST: Colombia (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)
Country Profile of Colombia (U.S. Dept. of Labor) - excerpt from By The Sweat and Toil of Children: A Report to Congress, Volume I (July 15, 1994)
www.loc.gov /law/guide/colombia.html   (343 words)

 Colombia Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Colombia (Political) 2001 (283K) and pdf format (281K)
Colombia - Coca Cultivation Density from "The Drug Trade in Colombia: A Threat Assessment", U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Intelligence Division, March 2002 (53K)
Colombia - Opium-Poppy Growing Areas from "The Drug Trade in Colombia: A Threat Assessment", U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Intelligence Division, March 2002 (51K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/colombia.html   (106 words)

 COLOMBIA.COM - El portal que une a los colombianos - Everything you need to know about Colombia
COLOMBIA.COM - El portal que une a los colombianos - Everything you need to know about Colombia
Automóviles Colombia - / Vendo Corsa gl 2001, chevrolet corsa gl …
Colombia.com is not affiliated with nor sponsored by the Government of Colombia.
www.colombia.com   (234 words)

 Law of Colombia Information | Business.com
Home » Directory » Law » International Law » Countries »; Colombia
Constitución Política de Colombia, 1991 con reforma de 1997
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