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  Peso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spanish pesos circulated throughout the European colonies in the Americas and the Philippines.
Bolivia traded in its Bolivian peso for its new currency, the boliviano (at a ratio of one million to one), in 1990.
Portuguese-speaking Guinea-Bissau previously used pesos (GWP) prior to adopting the CFA franc (XOF) upon accession to the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) on 1 May 1997.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peso   (201 words)

  
 Colombia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main people in the Colombian territory were hundreds of tribes of the Chibchan and "Karib" or Caribbean peoples whom they assimilated or killed through warfare, disease, exploitation, or conquest.
The Colombian judicial system underwent significant reforms in the 1990s, and is undergoing a process of migration from a inquisitorial system to an adversary system.
Colombian Pacific plains are among the most rainy parts in the world, especially at the north (Chocó).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Colombia   (1794 words)

  
 Colombian peso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since November 1996, a $1000 coin has been in circulation and as of April 2005 it is still legally valid for transactions as it has not been officially withdrawn by the authorities.
However, due to massive counterfeiting, Colombians have increasingly avoided the use of this denomination, the possibility of its withdrawal has been considered, and in practice its circulation has significantly decreased since 2002.
It was reported in the Colombian press throughout 2004 that, at a date yet to be determined, a new type of $1000 coin may be minted as a replacement in order to correct these problems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Colombian_peso   (264 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Colombian peso   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Argentine peso (originally established as Argentine new peso, or convertible peso), (ISO 4217: ARS) is the currency of Argentina.
Chilean notes currently in circulation: 1,000; 2,000; 5,000; 10,000; 20,000 pesos The peso is the currency of Chile.
The peso (ISO 4217 code: UYU) is the official currency unit of Uruguay.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Colombian-peso   (1221 words)

  
 Testimony -- James
The Colombian drug traffickers are able to use their billions to fund the Colombian rebels who stand between cocaine and heroin production facilities and the governments of the U.S. and Colombia who are trying to eliminate the Colombian narcotics business.
The peso brokers began to alter the way they did business in order to place the drug currency in the U.S. financial system and to meet the needs of both sets of customers, the Colombian drug trafficker and the Colombian importer.
When Colombian narcotics began to arrive on the U.S. drug scene in mass the banks in the major entry ports, especially Miami, were literally awash in drug currency.
banking.senate.gov /01_09hrg/092601/james.htm   (3795 words)

  
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Although the peso had not fully recovered from its values prior to 1998, the peso was trading at around 2100/dollar.
From 1997 to 1998, Colombian GDP growth was the worst in decades.
Finally, with the devaluation of the peso in September 1999 and a change over to a floating exchange rate, GDP growth in Colombia was stabilized.
dolphin.upenn.edu /~irusa/sir/irjournal/joshgarfield.htm   (3321 words)

  
 PRINT - Emerging Textiles - Textile Trade News -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Colombian apparel exports to the United States rose 48.66% in volume terms in the first quarter while increasing by 42.56% in value terms at US$109 million.
Colombian exporters may now take advantage of generous rules of origin with the possibility to use large quantities of Andean textiles without losing the US duty-free access.
Colombian apparel industry also faces the Venezuelan crisis with sales to the neighbouring country dramatically falling since the beginning of the year.
www.emergingtextiles.com /print/?q=art&s=030603-coun&r=free   (518 words)

  
 02/10/00 Committee on the Judiciary - Burton Attachment
The fl market peso exchange has evolved into an economic system whereby the value of cocaine is traded for currency, and that currency is traded/sold for another commodity (consumer goods) or currency.
It is because this fl market peso exchange system had become so efficient in the payment for and the smuggling of goods and currency that the drug trafficker has been able to enhance and improve upon an already existing system.
The Colombian peso exchange system has brought the ability to hide the source of the illegal currency to the level of a fine art.
www.globalsecurity.org /security/library/congress/2000_h/brutatt.htm   (4776 words)

  
 Energy Overview of Colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Most Colombians live in the western coastal area of the country; the region east of the Andes mountain chain is sparsely populated.
Colombian crude oil is exported from Coveñas to the Gulf and East Coasts of the United States, while the port of Tumaco is used to ship crude oil to the U.S. West Coast.
Colombian imports are classified into three basic groups: those freely imported, those requiring approval of a previous import license, and items that cannot be imported.
www.fossil.energy.gov /international/Western%20Hemisphere/colbover.html   (8704 words)

  
 WAIS Document Retrieval
Peso working capital loans are available for terms of up to three years at the tasa de captacion para corporaciones (``TCC'') plus five percentage points.
ATPA loans are available in pesos for up to four years at TCC plus five percentage points for working capital loans and for terms of up to twelve years for fixed asset peso loans at TCC plus five percentage points plus a 0.25 percent point for each year after the fifth.
We preliminarily determine that the GOC and the Colombian flower exporters of the subject merchandise were in compliance with the suspension agreements because IFI's export credit lines were not used by Colombian flower exporters of the subject merchandise during the POR.
ia.ita.doc.gov /frn/frnmar96/c301601.htm   (2648 words)

  
 Here's another reason for Gringos to go to COL.. NOW!!! | Colombia Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A weak dollar can mean that those Colombian families that receive fixed "giros" o "remesas" will have less pesos than before, or their family members abroad has to absorb the fluctuations and pay more dollars to send the same amount of pesos as before.
There are still stong inlows of foreign currency buying the peso chasing the yield in Colombia as well as offshore funds being brought back home (repartriated) but when (not if) the USA interest rates tick higher to defend inflation the Colombian peso will continue its retreat.
Evertime I receive a 10, 20 or 50 peso coin I take it home to save as it will be a collectors item for a time that there is 20,000 Colombian pesos for the US dollar.
poorbuthappy.com /colombia/node/5787   (2454 words)

  
 10-22-97, Joint Statement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In this system, the Colombian Black Market peso exchanger assumes the risk of infusing the currency into U.S. financial institutions so that it may be sold to their Colombian clients.
Colombian fl market peso exchangers who have purchased drug currency, pay commissions to these businesses to add this narcotics related currency to their regular business bank deposits.
If the dollars are seized after being delivered on behalf of the Colombian businessman, a client of the peso exchange, it is likely that the current owner will assert a claim of being innocent of all knowledge of the drug nexus to these dollars.
financialservices.house.gov /banking/102297aj.htm   (4260 words)

  
 Colombian Peso   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Colombian peso {COP GPO D }: Colombia discovered bird flu in central Tolima province yesterday, leading to the suspension of poultry imports by companies in...
Colombian peso {COP GPO D }: The country's imports rose 42 percent in September from the same period a year earlier to $1.94 billion, the government's...
So when the dollar started to weaken against the Colombian peso last year, US growers expected to gain a little competitive edge as the price of imports climbed...
colombian-peso.wikiverse.org   (280 words)

  
 95-816
Long-term peso loans are available for terms up to seven years at TCC plus six percentage points plus a 0.25 percentage point for each additional year after the fifth.
ATPA loans are available in pesos for up to four years at TCC plus five percentage points for working capital loans and for terms of up to twelve years for fixed asset peso loans at TCC plus five percentage points plus a 0.25 percentage point for each year after the fifth.
We preliminarily determine that the GOC and the Colombian flower growers/exporters of the subject merchandise were in compliance with the suspension agreements because IFI's export credit lines were not used by Colombian flower growers/exporters of the subject merchandise during the POR.
ia.ita.doc.gov /esel/colombia/95-816.html   (3590 words)

  
 Colombian Peso jumps to two-year high against dollar | Colombia Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
What we need is a peso that maintains its value, although in this case I think it is more a devaluation of the US dollar against all major currencies in the world rather than a specific appreciation of the Colombian peso against the US dollar.
As has been discussed on previous threads, the only benefit that is tangible either because of the weak dollar or because of the peso's modest growth is the repayment of debt.
Most Colombians I know in the US did enter legally or received amnesty and are now legal, I know a few illegals that do pay taxes, as you say with someone elses SS Number.
poorbuthappy.com /colombia/node/5919   (3253 words)

  
 RR-3214: TREASURY UNDER SECRETARY FOR ENFORCEMENT JAMES E. JOHNSON
BEFORE THE SENATE CAUCUS ON INTERNATIONAL ...
Before the Colombian central bank converts pesos to dollars it requires that the importer certify that necessary import permits have been obtained and that duties and taxes have been paid.
Once the peso broker owns the U.S. currency, his goal is to quickly resell the dollars at a profit.
To accommodate the importer, the peso broker's first task is to place most of the U.S. currency in the U.S. financial system.
www.ustreas.gov /press/releases/rr3214.htm   (2728 words)

  
 Colombian peso -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Colombian peso is the currency of (A republic in northwestern South America; the major legal crop is coffee but cocaine is also a major export) Colombia.
Its (additional info and facts about ISO 4217) ISO 4217 code is COP and it is also informally abbreviated as COL$.
However, due to massive (additional info and facts about counterfeiting) counterfeiting, Colombians have increasingly avoided the use of this denomination, the possibility of its withdrawal has been considered, and in practice its circulation has significantly decreased since 2002.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/colombian_peso.htm   (297 words)

  
 frontline: drug wars: special reports: the black peso money laudering system | PBS
One famous Colombian trafficker died with so many US dollars buried on his property that the locals claimed the rivers downstream would occasionally become clogged with US dollars that rain or floods had unleashed from their hiding places.
They need pesos in Colombia to live their lives, purchase homes, buy political protection and pay the Colombian coca producers, the labs and smuggling costs.
Even a rich Colombian doctor who is sending his daughter to college in the United States will use the fl market to buy dollars with which to pay the US tuition.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/drugs/special/blackpeso.html   (1436 words)

  
 Calculator for Colombian Peso (COP) Currency Exchange Rate Conversion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Enter the amount to be converted in the box to the left of the currency and press the "convert" button.
The Colombian Peso is the currency in Colombia (Columbia, CO, COL).
The Colombian Peso is divided into 100 centavos.
currency.ostermiller.org /COP_calculator.html   (323 words)

  
 A.M. Costa Rica
The peso exchange is an informal currency exchange system in which peso brokers serve as middlemen between narcotics traffickers, who control massive quantities of drug money in cash.
A Colombian paramilitary leader, Salvador Mancuso, rejected Chavez' accusation that AUC is trying to overthrow the Caracas government, and denied his group is operating in Venezuela.
Colombian Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitary groups both are suspected of operating across the border in Venezuela.
www.amcostarica.com /051104.htm   (3130 words)

  
 Bloomberg.com: Latin America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chilean peso {CLP GPL D }: Chile's unemployment rate rose to 8.3 percent in April from 8.1 percent the previous month, according to the median estimate of 10 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News.
The peso is the second-best performer against the dollar in the past year among the 60 currencies tracked by Bloomberg.
Colombian peso {COP GPL D }: Colombian Treasury yields rose to their highest auction levels since December on investor concern that a rise in U.S. interest rates will damp demand for emerging-market investments.
quote.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=a47kyAUjhQ_M&refer=latin_america   (367 words)

  
 Dun & Bradstreet
The balance sheet is denoted in Colombian Peso.
The amounts for the Annual Premium are in Colombian Peso.
The Coverage includes: fire in the amount of 5,000.00 in Colombian Peso, liability in the amount of 7,000.00 in Colombian Peso, fixed assets in the amount of 10,000.00 in Colombian Peso, commercial loss in the amount of 2,000.00 in Colombian Peso, which total to the amounts of 24,000.00 in Colombian Peso.
www.dnbla.com /sam_ic.htm   (1460 words)

  
 Overview of the colombian economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The present government (2002-2006) is confronting very difficult economic challenges, among them the reformof the pensional system, the necesity to reduce the unemployment rate and the childbirth mortality (that in 1997 was at the highest: 24,7 babies dead by each 1000 born, compared with the 7,9 of Cuba, for example).
Two of the main Colombian products, the petroleum and the coffee, confront an uncertain future; the production of petroleum has diminished in recent years as a result of the gradual exhaustion of the main petroleum fields of the country: Caño Limón and Cusiana.
On the other hand, the production of coffee has been affected seriously in the nineties due to the international low prices generated by the failure of the pact of the International Organization of the Coffee that represented the exit of the major world consumer, United States.
www.locombia.com /general/economy.htm   (205 words)

  
 Colombian Peso Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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www.folkartmuseum.com /encyclopedia/Colombian_peso   (449 words)

  
 International Finance Corporation - Navigation3
IFC is the first international institution to issue a Colombian peso bond.
The end-benificiary of the swap is a Colombian entity, which was able to hedge its foreign currency liabilities.
The Colombian pension fund system is now highly developed and the former three regional bourses have now been consolidated into a single exchange in Bogotá, providing greater transparency and boosted volume.
www.ifc.org /ifcext/mediahub.nsf/Content/SelectedPR?OpenDocument&UNID=F6E9E9A130DD280085256B8400528A08   (691 words)

  
 ZNet |Colombia | Why Say No to FTAA
Besides, the main Colombian exports continued to be –by far, and as they have always been– coffee, banana, flowers, oil, gold, nickel and coal, products that are exported with little, if any, processing and shipments of which have nothing to do with the introduction of the neoliberal model.
What a painful paradox for those fellow Colombians: it is their double sacrifice –to leave their country and transfer remittances each month– which allows Colombian neoliberals to pose as statesmen for keeping an economic model that mistreats those Colombians to the limit of their capacity.
Eugenio Marulanda, president of Confecámaras (Colombian Confederation of Chambers of Commerce), who was present at Uribe Vélez’s meeting with Robert Zoellick, U.S. Trade Representative, in which it was decided to sign the FTA, correctly summarized the attitude of pathetic submission that characterizes the negotiations between Colombia and the United States.
www.zmag.org /content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=9&ItemID=6887   (8280 words)

  
 96-308   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On January 31, 1995 the GOC and the Colombian Association of Flower Exporters (Asocolflores) requested administrative reviews of the suspended countervailing duty investigations covering roses and *9427 minis for the 1994 period.
There are six major BANCOLDEX credit lines: Short-term working capital Colombian peso (peso) loans; medium-term working capital peso loans; short- and long-term working capital U.S. dollar (dollar) loans; long-term capitalization peso loans; long-term capitalization dollar loans; and long-term fixed investment loans.
Peso working capital loans are available for terms of up to three years at the tasa de captacio1n para corporacio1nes ("TCC") plus five percentage points.
ia.ita.doc.gov /esel/colombia/96-308.html   (2741 words)

  
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Belonging to those casualties 119 were members of the FARC (Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces), 51 of the AUC (Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia), 45 of ELN (National Liberation Army), 4 of the EPL (Popular Liberation Army), 3 of ERP (Revolutionary Army of the People) and one from common delinquency.
The Government indicated that the obligatory nature to present the registries of import exclusively for the imports of the goods submitted to the regime of previous license, that is to say those that require a previous VºBº by the Ministry is conserved.
The inns, with an approximated cost of $300 million (Colombian Peso), will have rooms, a bathroom and an enramada to hang hammocks and small boats.
www.presidencia.gov.co /colpositiva/febrero/col_ingles%2013feb.htm   (1110 words)

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