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  San Theodoros: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
San Theodoros is a fictional South American country in adventures of Tintin.
San Theodoros apparently become independent around 1805 and general named Olivaro had something to do with it.
San Theodoros is a satirical version of a South American country under the yoke of military government.
www.encyclopedian.com /sa/San-Theodoros.html   (434 words)

  
 San Theodoros Information
San Theodoros apparently become independent around 1805 and a general named Olivaro had something to do with it, similar to Simón Bolívar.
It is possible that the capital's situation is similar to that of Caracas, Venezuela, where the inland downtown area and coastal suburbs are separated by a small mountain.
In fact, revolution seems like a tradition in San Theodoros, as evidenced in Tintin and the Picaros, where it was said that mass executions after a revolution by firing squads is a tradition.
www.bookrags.com /San_Theodoros   (590 words)

  
 San Theodoros - Wikipedia
San Theodoros is een fictief Zuid-Amerikaans land in de strip Kuifje.
San Theodoros is een typische bananenrepubliek, waarbij de ene dictator de andere afwisselt, in concreto generaal Tapioca en generaal Alcazar.
In Het gebroken oor breekt een oorlog uit tussen San Theodoros en het buurland Nuevo Rico.
nl.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Theodoros   (192 words)

  
 The Making of State of San Theodoros
It is important for the new state of San Theodoros to be legitimate since externally it will be accepted by other states in the international arena which can be of help for development and ensuring security.
Taking into consideration that the population of San Theodoros is predominately Muslim society, then Islam should govern the way of life of this society.
The main barriers to establishing state effectiveness in the case of San Theodoros are the tribal structures of the society which historically are in conflict with each other, the tribal chiefs which might lead the revolts against the government and the threatening neighbors.
www.angelfire.com /trek/abdullatif/SanTheodoros.htm   (2306 words)

  
 The historical and political background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
San Theodoros is the first fictive country created by Hergé.
The general Olivaro, liberator of the San Theodoros, is suggestive of Bolívar and Bolivia.
San Theodoros is once again representative of the Latin American states, and here Hergé deals with the general situation of South America in the years 60-70.
www.fortunecity.com /victorian/lion/110/Tintin5.html   (538 words)

  
 General Alcazar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A general in the army of San Theodoros, Alcazar switches with comedic frequency between being president of the country and leading a rebellion to battle the government led by his arch-rival General Tapioca.
As the political climate of San Theodoros becomes too heated in The Seven Crystal Balls, he plies his trade as a knife thrower in a variety show with assistant Chiquito.
His first appearance was as president of San Theodoros in The Broken Ear, his last being in Tintin and the Picaros, where he once again is in power.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/General_Alcazar   (197 words)

  
 Herge's made up countries - Tintinologist.org Forums - (1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
SAN THEODOROS and NUEVO RICO: tough call to be central America; both countries have coasts (see "The Broken Ear").
I note that San Theodoros and Nuevo Rico have been placed somewhere at the Northern end of Chile.
Harrock n Roll shares my view that it is important to factor in the coasts of San Theodoros and Nuevo Rico when trying to locate the two countries.
www.tintinologist.org /forums/index.php?action=vthread&forum=1&topic=952   (1211 words)

  
 Tintin Characters Guide: T
Début: Tintin and the Picaros - Page 1, frame 4 - General; vain and mean ruler of San Theodoros.
Tapioca changed the Capital of San Theodoros from Los Dopicas to Tapiocapolis.
For his contribution in toppling General Tapioca in Tintin and the Picaros, Tintin was promised to be decorated with the Order of San Fernando, by Alcazar.
www.tintinologist.org /guides/characters/t.html   (668 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Tintin and the Picaros (The Adventures of Tintin): Books: Herge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He has arrested opera singer Biance Castafiore and her crew, who were on tour there (as she said she was going to be in "The Castafiore Emerald") and accused her of conspiring with his rival General Alcazar, the former leader of the nation.
Bianca Castafiore, the 'Milanese nightingale' is arrested in San Theodoros, for allegedly plotting against the regime of General Tapioca, who goes on to accuse Tintin, Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus of working with Castafiore to overthrow his government in support of their friend, General Alcazar.
Interesting to note is his play on the relationship of Borduria to her satellite, the Tapioca dictatorship in San Theodoros, resembling the relationship of the old Soviet Union to Cuba.
www.amazon.com /Tintin-Picaros-Adventures-Herge/dp/0316358495   (1753 words)

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