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  Francisco de Paula Santander Summary
Santander was one of the battlefield commanders during the republican victory at the Battle of Boyacá in August 7 of that same year.
As acting ruler, Santander had to deal with the grave economic crisis that was one of the direct consequences of almost a decade of constant warfare, as well as with surviving Royalist sentiments, the requirements of continuing military operations (including recruitment, training and supply), administrative and legislative reactivation, and internal political divisions.
Santander was elected as one of the delegates to the Ocaña constitutional convention, during which both his supporters and other opposition political factions blocked Bolívar's attempts at reform.
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 D. Reyes Ardila : South Santander
The department of South Santander has its current conformation from 1910, date in which it was separated from the territory of the department of North Santander.
The department of Santander is located in the North-East of Colombia and makes part of the Andean Region, its territory is located in the western slope of the Oriental mountain chain, from its top up to the river Magdalena in its middle part.
The department of South Santander has at present 86 municipalities, three of which were created in 1980 but their limits have not been established yet (see map).
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 Santander Department - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santander is one of the nine original states of the United States of Colombia.
It is in the central northern part of the country, bordered on the west by the Magdalena River, to the south and east by Boyacá, and to the north by Norte de Santander.
Like the other states, Santander issued its own postage stamps between 1884 and 1905, with a provisional stamp appearing in 1907.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santander_Department   (136 words)

 Santander - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francisco de Paula Santander was an important South American independence movement leader, Vice-president of the Republic of Greater Colombia, and President of the Republic of New Granada.
Banco Santander Central Hispano, a major bank based in Spain.
Grupo Santander, the group consisting of Santander Central Hispano (listed above) and others across Europe and South America that have been acquired.
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 Santander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The port of Santander is the capital of the autonomous of Cantabria situated on the north coast of Spain between Asturias (to the west) and the Basque Country (to the east).
In 1893 the freighter Cabo Machichaco exploded in the harbor killing 500 Santander became the favored summer location for Alfonso XIII and it remains popular for vacations a fire in 1941 destroyed much of the old part the city.
Francisco de Paula Santander was an important American independentist Vicepresident of the Republic of Greater Colombia and President of the Republic of New Granada.
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 CDfuse.com - Pierre - indie - Bucaramanga, Santander
Pierre-Bucaramanga, Santander-Colombia-Pierre was born circa 1978 in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
One of the original children enrolled in the OMEGA project he was placed under the guidence of a renowned American Physician.
Pierre - Pierre was born circa 1978 in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
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 Santander Department (Colombia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The reported coat of arms of Santander, Colombia is just the arms used by the State of Santander in the United States of Colombia (1863-1886), which basically are the coat of arms of Colombia with the name of the state in the border.
I suppose the leaves are tobacco leaves, in the chief sinester there is an oil tower, and the six stars and the colors of the shields are taken from the colors (and meanings) of the flag.
I speculate that the river is the Chicamocha river between the Santander mountains.
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 Colombia Human Rights Network Home Page
COLOMBIA: The civilian population of the Catatumbo region,
Santander and the Catatumbo region and to combat paramilitary
Santander, for the results to be made public and for those
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 Timeline Colombia
Colombia had been plunged into bankruptcy and subsequent civil war in 1899 after three years of steep declines in world coffee prices.
Misael Pastrana, was elected mayor of Bogota, Colombia.
2001 Oct 8, In Bogota, Colombia, Luis Alfredo Colmenares, a representative from Arauca, was assassinated by gunmen on a motorcycle.
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 Sea kayaking Tour & Kayak Adventure, Amazon Jungle Trips, Bogota & Cartagena Hotel, Colombia Travel, Expedition Sailing ...
Colombia travel promises excitement and adventure like never before, thanks to the beautiful cities like Cartagena, Bogotá as well as several other cities that are situated far away from the mainstream regions, thereby allowing you vacations of your lifetime!
Cartagena Colombia was appointed as the host for the World Tourism Organization general assembly in 2007.
We have been traveling with foreign tourists in Colombia for more than 8 years, and we only have good stories to tell… Perhaps the worst that might happen is that you fall in love with this country, its people, its culture, and you might want to stay here forever.
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 The Front Lines: Stories from the war against labor unionists in Colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I am 49 years old and I live in the city of Santander, Colombia, in the coffee center of the country's interior.
There are regions in Colombia where I cannot go, like the Valle de Cauca where the drug dealers and the paramilitaries are the strongest.
A municipal union whose protests and month-long occupation of Cali's Municipal Administration Center in 2002 successfully stopped the privatization of that city's electricity, water, sewage and telecommunications utilities.
www.ips-dc.org /colombian_unionists/gomez.htm   (1407 words)

 Trials | Full text | Double blind, randomized controlled trial, to evaluate the effectiveness of a controlled nitric ...
The increase in the reported cases of CL in Colombia has been related to factors such as migration, deforestation, the multiplication of illicit plantations, the armed political conflict and the behavioral changes of the vector.
The program of epidemiological vigilance in Colombia requires that the probable cases of CL (identified by ulcer features and by the patient's origin) be confirmed by microscopic direct examination of a secession sample obtained from the ulcer, if these are negative, by biopsy of the wound.
Despite the efficacy of these drugs is high, they present many disadvantages such as parenteral administration, and, reversible secondary effects such as nausea, vomiting, muscular and abdominal pain, cardiac problems, a rise in the concentration of hepatic aminotransferases, and chemical pancreatitis [22,23].
www.trialsjournal.com /content/7/1/14   (6091 words)

 2005 Population Figures for Santander, Colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Nuevo Santander, one of the last northern provinces of New Spain, was established...
During the drought, Fray Santander organized the Pueblo Indians and began to...
40,504 for Santander, Colombia is based on a number of factors and sources.
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 BANCO SANTANDER CENTRAL HISPANO SA - STD Annual and Transition Report (foreign private issuer) (20-F) Item 4. ...
In 2003, net attributable income from Santander Central Hispano Retail Banking was €926.5 million, 17.9% higher than net attributable income in 2002, while the ROE reached 22.4% (21.3% in 2002) and the efficiency ratio improved to 45.4% (50.0% in 2002).
Santander Banespa is one of the four largest private-sector financial groups in Brazil.
Santander Central Hispano Bolsa continued to be the leader in equity brokerage in Spain with a market share of 11.2% (16.3% including Banesto Bolsa).
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 Urgent Action: Denounce Paramilitary Threats toward San Pablo
The Colombia Support Group of Minnesota is extremely concerned about paramilitary threats and murders against the civilian population in its sister community, San Pablo, Colombia.
The Colombia Support Group of Minnesota is a non-partisan, grass-roots organization that works to promote peace, respect for human rights and humanitarian law, and true democracy in Colombia.
We expect you, as persons given the duty to protect the civilian population in Colombia in a legal manner, to legally remove any and all paramilitary forces from San Pablo immediately and to protect the physical integrity and rights of everyone in the area.
www.colombiasupport.net /199907/uasanpablo.html   (918 words)

 Alacra Store - Keyword Search Results: Colombia
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 Lonely American Man In Cúcuta, Notre de Santander Department. | Colombia Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I am currently in Colombia as a political refugee from the United States.
I am currently staying in Cúcuta, Norte de Santander Department, but wil be going back to Santa Fe de Bogotá, D.C., in a few days.
I am looking for an affectionate woman aged 18-25 for a possible long-term relationship, either here in Norte de Santander or in the Bogotá area.
poorbuthappy.com /colombia/node/3460   (370 words)

 santander banco mexico
76%) 1.1 COLOMBIA Banco Santander Colombia (60%) 5.4 CHILE Banco Santiago (22%)
Bilbao and its larger Spanish rival, Banco Santander Central Hispano...
Banco Santander Central Hispano > Conexion Ejecutiva > Mexico >...
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 Portal Oficial de Turismo, Fondo de Promoción Turística de Colombia -- Santander Information
The 87 municipalities that make up Santander have a high potential for tourism, not only for the beauty with which the Creator paid tribute to the landscape but also for their historical, architectural and cultural riches.
Lining the Fonce River, to the south of San Gil, is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions not only in Santander but in all Colombia: El Gallineral Park, a place with many options, such as the waterfalls of Curití, Bellavista, La Playa, and Cueva La Antigua, among others.
Its history, its people, its rich cuisine (a mixture of the indigenous with the influence of German and Spanish conquerors who traveled around the region, captivated by its charms), its handicrafts, its architectural legacy, its varied climate and contrasting scenery, are all lures for thousands of tourists that let themselves be seduced by such charms.
www.turismocolombia.com /VerImp.asp?ID=4664&IDCompany=127   (1098 words)

 united for colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In December of 2002 he was injured by a grenade in Pitalito, Huila, a small city in the outskirts of Colombia.
In February of 2004 he was injured in an operation in Santander, Colombia.
In December of 2003 he was harmed in an anti-guerrilla operation in Arauca, Colombia.
www.unitedforcolombia.org /acco_8.htm   (347 words)

 Tourism in Bucaramanga Santander Barichara Colombia South America Adventure Tourism Travel Plans and Packages
In 1975 Barichara received the prize of "The prettiest village in Colombia." In 1975 it was declared a national monument.
Santander cuisine has earned a reputation for being one of the most elaborate in the country.
The traditional Santander dish is mute, corn soup seasoned with many grains.
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 The Greatest Chocolate In The World - Santander, Chocovic and El Rey Chocolate - Gourmet Chocolate Reviews - THE NIBBLE ...
Santander, the name of the company, is actually the name of a region in Colombia where the cacao is grown.
For more than 50 years Santander has been promoting ethical cultivation practices that are now very current, including the use of organic fertilizers, species preservation and soil protection through forest conservation.
Santander upholds social responsibilities as well, such as sponsoring educational programs for community children.
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 Chocolate Santander - Fine Colombian Chocolate from chocosphere.com
From the heartland of Colombia, where the best coffee grows, comes also one of the finest cacao in world.
Chocolate Santander, the only single origin chocolate produced in Colombia and one of South America's most special, takes its name from the State of Santander, Eastern Colombia.
These fine bars are made using single-origin Santander Colombian cocoa, and are enclosed in an attractive clear box with a gold ribbon.
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377,585), capital of Santander dept., N central Colombia, in the eastern highlands of the Andes.
A leading commercial city, Bucaramanga is in the center of Colombia's rich coffee and tobacco area.
Bucaramanga is the capital of the departamento of Santander in Colombia.
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 Lonely American Man In Cúcuta, Norte de Santander | Colombia Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I am currently in Colombia as a political refugee from the United States.
I am currently staying in Cúcuta, Norte de Santander Department, but wil be going back to Santa Fe de Bogotá, D.C., in a few days.
It's like God picked up North America by Vancouver, gave it a shake, and all the loose nuts rolled all the way down to the Florida peninsula where they were flung accross the Caribbean to land in Colombia.
www.poorbuthappy.com /colombia/node/3460   (785 words)

 Grupo Santander - Promotions
To further extend the benefits of being a Santander shareholder, we have come to an agreement with ASISA to offer you health care on exceptional cover and financial terms:
My wife and children are not Santander shareholders but they have taken advantage of this offer.
Yes, you would keep all the benefits you have acquired (except initial pre-cover periods due to pregnancy and birth and to family planning, unless these periods have already expired).
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 Fitch IBCA Ratings - Press Releases -Colombia's Banco Santander
Formerly known as Bancoquia, Banco Santander Colombia was Colombia's eighth largest bank measured by total assets at end-1997.
In addition to its commercial banking activities, Banco Santander Colombia has specialized subsidiaries engaging in consumer finance and leasing, custodial and fiduciary services, and has a branch in Panama.
It is still too early to clearly judge the success of Banco Santander Colombia's reorganization program.
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 Banco Santander Colombia S.A.
Does Banco Santander Colombia S.A. have a relatively higher cost of goods sold, operating costs, income taxes, or profit margins compared to global benchmarks?
Professor Parker states, "We are intrigued by the wide variations in basic financial and productivity measures between Banco Santander Colombia S.A. and other National Commercial Banks companies.
Important Disclaimer: This report was not prepared on behalf of or for Banco Santander Colombia S.A..
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 banco santander colombia
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ACTUALIZA 1-Banco Santander Colombia invertirá unos 15 ml dlr/02...
Banks : Latin America : Colombia : Banco Santander Colombia.
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