Oruro


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Oruro

(Spanish oˈruro)
n
(Placename) a city in W Bolivia: a former silver-mining centre; university (1892); tin, copper, and tungsten. Pop: 206 000 (2005 est)

O•ru•ro

(ɔˈrʊər oʊ)

n.
a city in W Bolivia: a former capital. 145,410; over 12,000 ft. (3660 m) high.
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3] Temple, in his travels through Upper Peru, or Bolivia, in going from Potosi to Oruro, says, "I saw many Indian villages or dwellings in ruins, up even to the very tops of the mountains, attesting a former population where now all is desolate.
Around 17,000 members of the military and 4,000 police held aloft hundreds of joined copies of a blue flag with ten gold stars, known as the Flag of Maritime Vindication, on a road between the cities of La Paz and Oruro.
Bolivian President Evo Morales takes part in a traditional Andean ceremony in Caracollo yesterday during the unfolding of a huge 200km flag -- called the 'Banderazo' (big flagging) -- linking La Paz with Oruro, to symbolically mark the maritime lawsuit against Chile, which starts next March 19 at the Permanent Court of International Justice in The Hague.
Police commandant Romel Rana said three children were among those killed in Saturday's explosion in the city of Oruro, some 155 miles (250 kilometers) south of the Bolivian capital, La Paz.
Carnival in Venice is more elegant, and the Andean version in Oruro, Bolivia, just as colourful.
A street vendor's cooking gas container exploded on Saturday night amid a Carnival celebration in the Bolivian city of Oruro, killing eight and injuring 40 others, police said.
Provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health in the development of the Program for the Accelerated Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality, with a focus on the Departments of La Paz, Potos, Cochabamba, Oruro and Beni, which have the highest mortality rates in the country.
En el inefable departamento de Oruro la preparacion del cordero es genuinamente original, desde a la brasa en cruz hasta el tratamiento de las cabezas para su ingreso al horno, preferentemente artesanal.
Bolivia has 13 FTZs for commercial and industrial use located in El Alto, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Oruro, Puerto Aguirre, Desaguadero, and Cobija.
Pues mientras los aymara chilenos mantuvieron una vinculacion ritual con sus pueblos de origen, a traves de la participacion y actualizacion de sus calendarios festivos; los aymara bolivianos tendieron a actualizar sus tradiciones festivo-rituales en los espacios de acogida, siendo las tarqueadas (11) una de las primeras expresiones que musicos y bailarines, provenientes de diversas localidades del Departamento de Oruro (Bolivia), que se organizaron con el objetivo de celebrar los carnavales en el valle de Azapa (Figura 1).
Los analisis quimicos, la caracterizacion y la prueba SObEk se han realizado en el Laboratorio de analisis quimico Spectrolab (unidad descentralizada de la Universidad Tecnica de Oruro, UTO) y Tecnologia Quimica Canaza de Oruro.
Con la excepcion de Chuquisaca, el MAS vencio a sus contrincantes en Cochabamba, Oruro, Pando y Potosi por diferencias cercanas al 40% de los votos.