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  List of Colombians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of Colombians who are famous or notable.
Marco Fidel Suárez (*1855, †1927); writer, president of Colombia between 1918 and 1922
Gerardo Molina (*1906, †1991); writer, political scientist, rector of the National University of Colombia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Colombians   (397 words)

  
 President - Wikipedia
The President is a member of the Federal Council elected by the Swiss Federal Assembly (the Swiss Parliament) for a year; and the President is merely primus inter pares (first among equals).
In 1877, President MacMahon showed that his office was constitutionally significant when he dismissed the then prime minister before calling new elections, in the hope of achieving a royalist majority to restore the monarchy.
In these countries, the sash is a symbol of the presidency's continutiy, and presting the sash to the new president is a key part of the inauguration ceremony.
www.web-dictionary.org /encyclopedia/pr/President.html   (1097 words)

  
 Politics of Colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The [[1991]] constitution reestablished the position of vice president, who is elected on the same ticket as the president.
Congress meets twice a year, and the president has the power to call it into special session when needed.The civilian judiciary is a separate and independent branch of government.
Colombia's highest judicial organs include the Supreme Court, the Council of State, the Constitutional Court, and the Superior Judicial Council.
politicsofcolombia.quickseek.com   (345 words)

  
 Presidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Under the French Third and the Fourth Republics, the "President of the Council" (of ministers) was the head of government, with the President of the Republic a largely symbolic figurehead.
In French legal terminology, the president of a court consisting of multiple judges is the foremost judge; he chairs the meeting of the court and directs the debates (and this thus addressed as "Mr President", Monsieur le Président, or appropriate feminine forms).
Though the president is to be chosen solely by a unanimous decision by the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the entire body of the church votes to sustain the President in this calling.
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 REAMBLE
Colombia is a legal social state organized in the form of a unitary republic, decentralized, with the autonomy of its territorial units, democratic, participatory and pluralistic, based on respect of human dignity, on the work and solidarity of the individuals who belong to it, and the predominance of the general interest.
It is the duty of citizens and of aliens in Colombia to abide by the Constitution and the laws, and to respect and obey the authorities.
Also part of Colombia is the subsoil, the territorial sea, the contiguous zone, the continental shelf, the exclusive economic zone, the airspace, the segment of the geostationary orbit, the electromagnetic spectrum and the space in which it operates, in accordance with international law or the laws of Colombia in the absence of international regulations.
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 President Bush's visit to Colombia, 11/19/04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
President Bush will be spending a few hours in Cartagena, Colombia this Monday, November 22, where he will meet with Colombian President Álvaro Uribe.
The two presidents are likely to discuss the future of U.S. assistance to Colombia, which has totaled about $3.93 billion from fiscal years 2000 to 2005, $3.14 billion of it — 80 percent — for Colombia's military, police and a drug crop-eradication program based on aerial herbicide fumigation.
Plan Colombia, a six-year framework for aid developed during the Clinton administration in 2000, "ends" after next year, and we will be seeing some debate in Washington this spring about what should come next.
www.ciponline.org /colombia/041119bush.htm   (2574 words)

  
 Politics of Colombia
Colombia's present constitution, enacted on July 4, 1991, strengthened the administration of justice with the provision for introduction of an accusatorial system which ultimately is to replace entirely the existing Napoleonic Code.
Colombia's bicameral Congress consists of a 102-member Senate and a 161-member House of Representatives.
elections: president elected by popular vote for a four-year term; election last held on May 26, 2002 (next elections in 2006); vice president elected by popular vote for a four-year term in a new procedure that replaces the traditional designation of vice presidents by newly elected presidents;
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 USA-Presidents.Info - John Quincy Adams First State of the Union Address
Among the measures which have been suggested to them by the new relations with one another, resulting from the recent changes in their condition, is that of assembling at the Isthmus of Panama a congress, at which each of them should be represented, to deliberate upon objects important to the welfare of all.
The Republics of Colombia, of Mexico, and of Central America have already deputed plenipotentiaries to such a meeting, and they have invited the United States to be also represented there by their ministers.
When, on 1791-10-25, the first President of the United States announced to Congress the result of the first enumeration of the inhabitants of this Union, he informed them that the returns gave the pleasing assurance that the population of the United States bordered on 4,000,000 persons.
www.usa-presidents.info /union/jqadams-1.html   (5145 words)

  
 Colombia
The Inspector General, whose term overlaps those of two presidents, is elected by the Senate to a 4-year term from a list of three candidates nominated by the President, Supreme Court, and Council of State, respectively.
In mid-December, prosecutors asked a presiding judge to impose the maximum sentence on AUC leader Carlos Castano and two other paramilitaries for their roles in the 1999 murder of prominent journalist Jaime Garzon.
In September, HRW released a comprehensive study on child soldiers in Colombia that reported that approximately 11,000 children were members of illegal armed groups; UNICEF reported that the number was as high as 14,000.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2003/27891.htm   (18929 words)

  
 Female Presidents of Parliaments Chronological List
1979-84 President of the Vecé Republika of the Savezna Skupština Stana Tomasević Arnesen, Yugoslavia.
2000 President of the Bundesrat Johanna Auer, Austria
2005- President of the Sameting/Sámediggi Aili Keskitalo in Norway
www.guide2womenleaders.com /Parliaments-Chronological.htm   (3397 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - List of ... of Colombia
Colombia, country in South America, situated in the northwestern part of the continent.
If you used additional references during a science experiment or while composing a laboratory report, you’ll need to compose a list of the sources...
A bibliography is a list of the sources you used in your research.
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 WHKMLA : History of Colombia, 1918-1945
In the 1920es, Colombia's economy depended heavily on three products, coffee, petrol and bananas; the country was heavily dependent on exports.
The main achievements of the liberal administration were to reestablish social peace by legalizing the occupation of coffee/banana plantations by squatters and to promote the industrialization of the country, in order to reduce the country's dependency on foreign imports.
In 1919, in Colombia SCADTA was founded, the world's second commercial airline (after KLM), founded by Germans and using German Junkers planes.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/samerica/colombia191845.html   (327 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Colombia, 1870-1918
From 1886 onward, the Conservative Party dominated the presidency; the Catholic Church exerted considerable influence on the party, to such an extent that it was rumoured the Archbishop of Bogota had 'named' every president from 1886 to 1930 (Gunther 1967 p.456).
President RAFAEL REYES (1904) was a vigorous reformer, striving to develop the country's economy.
Colombia, still deeply suspicious of the United States of America over the secession of Panama, resisted the temptation and stayed neutral.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/samerica/colombia18701918.html   (432 words)

  
 Colombia (Harpers.org)
President Andrés Pastrana of Colombia was considering setting up an autonomous zone for the National Liberation Army, Colombia's second-largest rebel group, that would be roughly the same size as the zone controlled by Colombia's largest rebel army, which is roughly the size of Switzerland.
Colombia was spraying Roundup on crops near villages in the Putomayo province as part of the U.S.-backed Plan Colombia antidrug campaign; villagers complained that the pesticide was killing their food crops and livestock and that it was making them sick.
Colombia's congress voted to overturn a rule that restricts presidents from running for reelection, allowing Alvaro Uribe, an ally of George W. Bush, to run again in 2006.
www.harpers.org /Colombia.html   (1158 words)

  
 List of Presidents of Colombia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of Heads of State (Presidents etc.) of the Republic of Colombia and its precursor states.
General Gabriel París Gordillo President and Head of Military Junta
This page was last modified 02:00, 27 March 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_Colombia   (75 words)

  
 Plan Colombia and Beyond: The abduction of Rodrigo Granda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Colombia and Venezuela are consumed by an escalating dispute over the December 13 abduction of Rodrigo Granda, alias “Ricardo,” a FARC member who clandestinely represented the group internationally.
Otherwise, Colombia and Venezuela will be condemned to a relationship of mutual hostility for quite some time (a situation that, given the closeness of trade ties and the long border they share, neither can afford).
Both presidents should meet in private to overcome the impasse and to develop mechanisms for joint action within the framework of the rule of law to confront crimes like narcotrafficking and terrorism.
www.ciponline.org /colombia/blog/archives/000047.htm   (6747 words)

  
 las pias city - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Then, with the founding of the Metropolitan Manila Area (now Metro Manila) in 1976, Las Pias became one of the municipalities and cities comprising the region.
On February 12, 1997, President Fidel V. Ramos signed the bill declaring Las Pias a new city.
A plebiscite held a month after found the residents in approval of cityhood and Las Pias became the tenth city of Metro Manila on March 26, 1997.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/las-pias-city   (773 words)

  
 List of Colombians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This is a list of Colombians (Colombians: A native or inhabitant of Colombia) who are famous or notable.
Yamid Haad (Yamid Haad: yamid haad (born september 2, 1977 in cartagena, colombia) is a catcher and...
Alfonso Caycedo (Alfonso Caycedo: alfonso caycedo (born in bogotá, colombia on 1932-11-19) was a neuro-psychiatrist,...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/list_of_colombians   (1726 words)

  
 Álvaro Uribe Vélez : Alvaro Uribe
Independent liberal candidate, elected in the first round of the May, 2002 elections in Colombia.
His electoral platform was centred around the policy of confronting Colombia's main guerrilla movement, Las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), after four years of unsuccessful attempts by the previous administration of Andres Pastrana to negotiate a ceasefire with the guerrillas, and the decreasing public support for the guerrillas.
Uribe is often mis-characterized as a "hard-line right-winger" due to his stance against the FARC and the ELN[?], despite his centrist socioeconomic policies and his continued openness to the negotiation of an end to the conflict, which is contingent upon the armed groups first declaring a cease-fire.
www.fastload.org /al/Alvaro_Uribe.html   (160 words)

  
 Narco News Deconstructs the State Dept. "Terrorist" List
Since the launch of Plan Colombia, civil society in Colombia and the rest of America, North and South, including in Canada and within the United States, took a sharp turn against the Plan's foundation: the U.S.-imposed policy of drug prohibition in Our America and across the globe.
Although U.S. President George W. Bush did not mention Colombia in his post-attack remarks, his vow to defeat "every terrorist group within global reach" and defining of any government that "harbors or supports terrorism" as a "hostile regime" could not have been more thinly veiled in its threat upon Colombia and Latin America.
In a hypocritical slight of hand, the list singles out governments that support "terrorist" organizations, with nary a mention of governments that themselves engage in the exact same acts of violence and brutality that define terrorism.
www.narconews.com /war2.html   (2653 words)

  
 List of Presidents of Colombia: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
List of Heads of State (Heads of State: a head of state or chief of state is the chief public representative of a nation-state,...
The Republic of Greater Colombia (Greater Colombia: the republic of gran colombia, or greater colombia, was a short-lived republic in south...
Republic of Colombia (Republic of Colombia: A republic in northwestern South America; the major legal crop is coffee but cocaine is also a major export)
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 Religion of History's 100 Most Influential People
Other philosophers on this list made contributions which had an impact on religion but are not founders of a religion or branch of religion.
To a point the creation of such a list is as you point out subjective, and subject to the bias of the individual or group that prepare it.
My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels...
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 BBC News | AMERICAS | Argentine presidents on wanted list
The Spanish judge seeking the extradition of the former Chilean leader, General Augusto Pinochet, has activated international arrest warrants against 48 former military officials in Argentina.
They are on a list of about 100 Argentines charged with genocide, torture and terrorism by the judge, Baltasar Garzon, last month.
Mr Garzon has been investigating the fate of Spanish citizens who died or disappeared during military rule in Argentina between 1976 and 1983.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/583146.stm   (313 words)

  
 Presidents, social movements on guest list for Bolivian presidential inauguration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Presidents confirmed to attend the inauguration include: Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, Alejandro Toledo of Peru, Nestor Kirchner of Argentina, Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva of Brazil, Alvaro Uribe of Colombia, Alfredo Palacio of Ecuador, Nicanor Duarte of Paraguay, Tabare Vazquez of Uruguay, Martin Torrijos of Panama and Janez Drnovek of Slovenia.
Chilean president Ricardo Lagos has not confirmed his attendance, nor has Cuban president Fidel Castro, who is traveling less because of his age.
Mexico's president Vicente Fox, who sparred with Morales this week over Bolivia's possible plans to export gas to Mexico, is sending his Bolivian ambassador.
www.freenewmexican.com /news/37749.html   (575 words)

  
 World Religions Religion Statistics Geography Church Statistics
Famous and influential: Adherents.com also has detailed lists of influential and famous adherents of over 100 different religious groups (famous Methodists, famous Jews, famous Catholics, famous Zoroastrians, famous Jehovah's Witnesses, famous Theosophists, etc.), and lists of prominent people (actors, politicians, authors, U.S. presidents, artists, musicians, Supreme Court justices, film directors, etc.) classified by religious affiliation.
Knowledge of the source of the statistics, as well as further knowledge of the particulars of a cultural, religious or regional group are necessary for an adequate understanding of the sociological implication of this type of data.
Furthermore, although this listing is the largest of its kind, it is not exhaustive.
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 AlterNet: The 10 Worst Corporations of 2004
In 2003, a federal court dismissed the claims against Coke, arguing that its relationship with the owners of the Coke bottling plant in Colombia was too attenuated to hold the soft drink multinational responsible for human rights abuses at the plant.
The plaintiffs have since refiled their complaint – they argue the original decision was mistaken, but that Coke's subsequent purchase of the Colombia bottlers means the company is now clearly responsible for the bottlers' actions.
It capitalized on its venerable reputation in Washington to become the banker to the embassies that dot the city and the large foreign diplomatic corps resident in the U.S. capital.
www.alternet.org /story/21088   (6686 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Americas | Chavez, Kirchner in 'unity' talks
The BBC's Greg Morsbach in Caracas says this was one of the more striking proposals to emerge from an ambitious list of agreements drawn up by the two left-wing leaders in just 24 hours.
It is the Argentine president's third visit to Venezuela.
The meeting comes as Mr Chavez is embroiled in a diplomatic row with his Mexican counterpart, Vicente Fox, after a dispute over free trade.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/4456092.stm   (457 words)

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