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  Pando   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The department of Pando is located at the north and northwest of Bolivia, limitation on the north with the Republic of Brazil; to the south with the department of La Paz; to the east with the Beni and Brazil and to the west of the Republic of Peru.
Pando in its totality is plains with light undulations projected parallel and longitudinally from occident to orient.
Pando is rich in flora and fauna, there doesn’t exist a formal classification of the flora but we can see a predomination of the chestnut tree (being the highest trees in the Amazonian flora), the latex, matamatas, as well as the laurel, cedars, with abundant ferns, patujú and bujecos.
www.desarrollo.gov.bo /turismo/Bolivia-travel/DepCapitales/pandoING.htm   (1371 words)

 Maps Of Bolivia
Cochabamba Department - Cochabamba Department - Provinces of Ayopaya and Chapore.
Potosi Department - Potosi Department - Provinces of Bilbao, Ibanez, Bustillos, Charcas, Chayanta, Saavedra, Tomas Frias, Quijarro, and Linares.
Cochabamba Department - Cochabamba Department - Provinces of Campero, Mizque, Arge, Pinota, and Arque.
www.embassyworld.com /maps/Maps_Of_Bolivia.html   (1024 words)

 Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It was pretension of Bolivia to seaside department of Litoral lost in war of 1879.
The arms consist of an oval shield depicting a landscape with a stylized illustration of Mount Potosi in bright sunshine and, in the foreground, a South American alpaca, a breadfruit tree, and a wheat sheaf, with a forest and a house in the middle distance.
A star was added to the national coat of arms in 1961 to represent the department of Pando.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/bo.html   (1243 words)

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Pando is the poorest of the Departments in Bolivia, having a total population of 52,000 people of which 72.4% is considered to be poor by the information obtained in the National Survey of 2001.
The indigenous population of the department of Pando is distributed over seven districts, of which six are located between the rivers Madre de Dios and Beni.
The department of Pando with its capital Cobija, was created in 1938, on what was then the “territory of colonies of the northwest”.
www.internationalservice.org.uk /jobs/pages/job_descrip_word/cipoap_inst_strengthener.doc   (4424 words)

 Camp Hale History - History of the Base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
When the War Department decided to establish a unit of mountain troops trained in skiing and winter warfare, a search for an appropriate site for the military post began.
The area around Pando, Colorado, a railway stop on the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, proved to be the ideal location, meeting all the criteria set forth by the War Department.
The War Department's office of chief Engineers initiated plans for construction of the camp and awarded the contract to Pando Constructors, a business group representing engineers, architects, construction firms, on April 7, 1942.
www.mscd.edu /~history/camphale/chh_001.html   (1343 words)

 Ethnologue 14 report for Bolivia
Northern Bolivia, southeast of Riberalta, along the Beni River, east of the Beni, and 500 in the Pando on the west side of the Beni.
Department of Oruro, Province of Atahuallpa, near Lake Titicaca, near where the Desaguadero River comes out of Titicaca, near Iruitu.
North central Beni Department at junction of Mamoré and Itenez rivers.
www.ethnologue.com /14/show_country.asp?name=Bolivia   (455 words)

 Bolivia Departments
The departmental populations shown in the primary subdivisions table below were calculated by adding up the populations of the provinces in each department.
The departments are divided into about 100 provincias (provinces).
The Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia has posted department populations from the last four censuses.
www.statoids.com /ubo.html   (562 words)

 Indmedica - Indian Journal of Community Medicine
SPR and SFR in Pando and Kodaku tribe was 11.0 and 9.0 and 15.9 and 13.3 respectively.
Among Pando tribe MBS was carried out in Dec.96 (22 villages), March 97 (15 villages) and September 97 (26 villages).
Though the difference in Pando tribe was not statistically significant, it seemed that more parasite density was needed for the onset of fever.
www.indmedica.com /journals.php?journalid=7&issueid=44&articleid=546&action=article   (2516 words)

 Rapid Biological Inventories: Results from the Field : Bolivia 01
Change is sweeping the region, converting large tracts of old forest to a patchwork of young, logged forests and cattle ranches, and threatening to fragment and destroy the old-forest landscape, severely altering the cultural and biological heritage of the region.
The primary threat to the biological and cultural heritage of the region is large-scale conversion of old forest to cattle ranching, agriculture, and human settlement.
And the Universidad Amazónica de Pando and other local institutions already serve as centers for environmental education of Pando's adults and children, who may inherit healthy forests with a rich biological heritage.
www.fieldmuseum.org /research_collections/ecp/ecp_sites/rapidinventories/results_bolivia1.html   (1191 words)

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 Catalog Page for PIA03427
Most of the major rivers in the image provide reference points for state or international (Bolivia-Brazil) boundaries, and flow northeast to the Rio Madeira (east of the smoke plume).
The border between Acre and the Bolivian department of Pando is marked by the Rio Abuna.
Pando's southern boundary with the department of Beni is marked by the Rio Madre de Dios, the large river in the lower half of the image.
photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov /catalog/PIA03427   (365 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | Nut harvest sustains Bolivian Amazon
In Bolivia's most remote department, El Pando, the Zafra (harvest) breaks the lazy rhythm of tropical life as half the population gets down to collecting, transporting or processing the Brazil nut.
The Brazil nut, or castana as it is locally known, earned its international name during more than a century in which exports of all nuts from the region were controlled by a few Brazilian families.
The impact is evident - in the swollen stomachs of the young, and the studies showing 80% of rural children in Pando now suffer from malnutrition.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/2807293.stm   (716 words)

 Pando department, Bolivia
A star was added to the national coat of arms in 1961 to represent the department of Pando (created in 1938).
The department of Pando is the northernmost department of Bolivia.
Today white is for peace, generosity and integrity; the green is for vegetation and the hope for the XXI century.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/bo-n.html   (324 words)

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Whereas the catechumens were expected to depart after the first stage, the screen was drawn after the second to conceal the mystery of sanctification of the Precious Body and Blood before Holy Communion.
Then in 1976, the Coptologists of the world convened in Cairo by the Egyptian Department of Antiquities, and there they created the International Association of Coptic Studies for the coordination of the expanding activities in the exploration of the Coptic heritage.
It was also on that occasion that the project of the Coptic Encyclopaedia was hailed as a much needed and long overdue research tool in an unusual field and as a means of diffusing knowledge concerning one of the most glorious chapters in the story of Christian civilization.
www.coptic.net /articles/CoptsAndChristendom.txt   (10614 words)

 MABB: On Tax Distribution
The graph lists the population per department and the ammount of funds it receives from the central government via the so called "co-participation", which is the term used in Bolivia to talk about the distribution of funds.
The department of Pando, the northernmost department and less populated, receives a per capita income of US$674, while La Paz and Santa Cruz, the most populated departments, receive a per capita income of US$75 and US$78 respectively.
It shows how much each department has received in 2005 and how much is it projected to receive in 2006.
mabb.blogspot.com /2005/10/on-tax-distribution.html   (839 words)

Her activities are dedicated to the native tribal women in the Department of Beni, defending their rights, culture, and heritage.
Having received a scholarship, she is now in her sixth semester studying Law at the state university in the city of Trinidad.
He is employed as a radio host in the city of Cobija, capital of the Department of Pando.
www.transredes.com /eng/buenconductor0203.php   (1149 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Bolivia: Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 7
In the Pando department, a major problem is the inaccessibility by road of Cobija.
Assistance is therefore coming to Pando via the airfield in Riberalto and is further transported by boats along the 3 rivers.
In Pando and Beni there is an urgent need of food as no new provision is coming in by road.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/EGUA-6MFNC5?OpenDocument   (916 words)

 Bolivia Army - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, ...
RM 3, based in Tarija, consisted of Tarija Department and eastern Chuquisaca and Santa Cruz departments.
RM 6, based in Cobija, encompassed Pando Department and parts of La Paz and Beni departments.
In 1987, however, the Ninth Division was established in Rurrenabaque in Ballivián Province of Beni Department.
www.photius.com /countries/bolivia/national_security/bolivia_national_security_army.html   (413 words)

 Archives, Pecos Enterprise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Yolanda Gonzales Pando was arrested for possession of a stolen firearm,
Yolando Pando is currently serving a 10 year probation sentence for her
Brookshire said the department is using this van to replace a 1975
www.pecos.net /news/arch98/043098p.htm   (1992 words)

 Send to a Friend - IPS Inter Press Service
”Indigenous people and ranchers are disputing, vote by vote, the city government of San Ignacio de Moxos” in the central department (province) of Santa Cruz, said a surprised foreign correspondent as she described the struggle between an alliance of the MNR-MIR, representing the interests of large landowners in that area, and a local indigenous organisation.
The new mayor of Yapacaní, in the department of Santa Cruz, will be engineer Juan Siancas, who triumphed at the head of a civic movement called Change for a Better Life.
In Cobija, the capital of the northern department of Pando, the mayor will be Pablo Bravo, of the ADN, while voters in the sprawling slum city of El Alto, next to La Paz, re-elected Mayor José Luis Paredes with the grassroots movement Plan Progreso.
www.ipsnews.net /sendnews.asp?idnews=26558   (1153 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Features -- NEWSHOUNDS
Pando said the news department in San Diego he'd been hired to head up would "be clean and serious" and that "the whole point will be to continue to raise the bar."
As he has in the past, Pando heatedly defends those "special reports" as "incredible pieces that made people think." Moreover, he said, such stories constituted just one percent of the thousands of issues and events "Fox 6 News" has reported over more than three years.
While the Fox network's core audience is adults 18 to 49, Pando and Jones conceded TV news watching appeals mainly to individuals 25 to 54, specifically "39 plus." Consequently, "Fox6 News" and other TV news entities must work harder to attract 18-to 38-year-olds, they said.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/features/20030302-9999_m1a2fox6.html   (2584 words)

 iqexpand.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Bolivia's nine departments received greater autonomy under the Administrative Decentralization law of 1995, although principal departmental officials are still appointed by the central government.
The Popular Participation Law of April 1994, which distributes a significant portion of national revenues to municipalities for discretionary use, has enabled previously neglected communities to make striking improvements in their facilities and services.
In the west, in the department of Potosí, lies the Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flats.
bolivia.iqexpand.com   (3942 words)

 Disease Risk Analysis - Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
All other rural areas of the country below 1,000 meters elevation should be considered risk areas, especially the lowlands east of the Andean Cordillera and Pando Department.
plague occurred in Santa Cruz Department near the Cochabamba-Chuquisaca border and north of Lake Titicaca, along the border with Peru.
vaccination is recommended for all travelers who are destined for high-risk areas (the Departments of Beni, Cochabamba, La Paz, and Santa Cruz).
www.travmed.com /maps/country.epl?c=Bolivia   (1274 words)

 Laboratory Primate Newsletter, Volume 39, Number 3
The Animal Welfare Act is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), while the PHS Policy is administered and coordinated by the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (formerly the Office for Protection from Research Risks).
On September 28, 1999, a previously healthy 48-year-old man from California sought care at a local emergency department and was hospitalized with a two-day history of fever (102º F), chills, headache, photophobia, diffuse myalgias, joint pains, nausea, vomiting, constipation, upper abdominal discomfort, and general weakness.
Robert M. George, of the Department of Biology, Florida International University, who drew the poignant ruffed lemur on the cover of this year's LPN (he also was responsible for the handsome drill on the 1991 issues), has let it be known that he can create portraits or caricatures from photographs for a modest fee.
www.brown.edu /Research/Primate/lpn39-3.html   (18383 words)

 Ethnologue report for Bolivia
Eastern Beni and northwestern Santa Cruz Departments, village of Ibiato (Eviato) and along the Río Blanco in farms and ranches.
North central Tarija Department, southwest of Pilcomayo River, Cordillera de Pirapo.
Dialects: Said to be of the Tucanoan family.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Bolivia   (684 words)

 Local Government and Biodiversity Conservation in the Bolivian Tropics
In each department, the CDF continued to have a reputation for being corrupt, overly politicized, and ineffective (Quiroga and Salinas 1996).
A similar decree approving a land-use plan for the Department of Pando was approved in September 1996.
In the two departments that do have land-use plans, most municipalities currently lack the necessary resources and technical skills to produce their own plans and, for most, this activity is not a high priority.
www.worldwildlife.org /bsp/publications/aam/bolivia/bolivia.html   (12837 words)

 Ethnologue: Bolivia
Children were not speaking Itene and only some of the older people were actively using it 30 years ago.
Adelaar (1991) considers Mosetén and Tsimane to be 2 separate languages.
URU [URE] Department of Oruro, Province of Atahuallpa.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/Boli.html   (1173 words)

 Untangling the Web--Disability Links
Speaking to Write: Realizing the Potential of Speech Recognition for Secondary Students with Disabilities a project funded by the US Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, explores the use of speech recognition software by secondary students with disabilities.
The US Department of Labor group charged with bringing a heightened and permanent long-term focus to the goal of increasing employment of persons with disabilities.
A ten-module tutorial that is a resource for those seeking to make their distance education accessible for individuals with disabilities.
www.icdi.wvu.edu /Others.htm   (7071 words)

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