Republic of Colombia


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Noun1.Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean SeaRepublic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
ELN, National Liberation Army - a Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade; "ELN kidnappers target foreign employees of large corporations"
FARC, Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios de Colombia, Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - a powerful and wealthy terrorist organization formed in 1957 as the guerilla arm of the Colombian communist party; opposed to the United States; has strong ties to drug dealers
AUC, Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia, United Self-Defense Force of Colombia, United Self-Defense Group of Colombia - a terrorist organization in Colombia formed in 1997 as an umbrella for local and regional paramilitary groups; is financed by earnings from narcotics and serves to protect the economic interests of its members; "the AUC conducted over 800 assassinations in one year"
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Medellin cartel - a drug cartel in Colombia; controlled the production of cocaine from the 1970s until 1993 when the leader was killed
Cali cartel - a drug cartel that seized control of cocaine production in Colombia in 1993; adopted techniques used by terrorist organizations (small cells and sophisticated communications equipment and close ties with politicians etc.)
Barranquilla - a port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena River
Bogota, capital of Colombia - capital and largest city of Colombia; located in central Colombia on a high fertile plain
Cali - city in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area
Medellin - city in western Colombia; important coffee center
Cartagena - a port city in northwestern Colombia on the Caribbean
Soledad - a city in northern Colombia; a suburb of Barranquilla
Galeras, Pasto - an active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes
Purace - an inactive volcano in the Andes in southern Colombia; last erupted in 1950
Andes - a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
Arauca - a river that rises in northern Colombia and flows generally eastward to the Orinoco in central Venezuela
Magdalena, Magdalena River - a river that rises in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia and flows generally northward to empty into the Caribbean Sea at Barranquilla
Orinoco, Orinoco River - a South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Colombian - a native or inhabitant of Colombia
Translations
Republik Kolumbien
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The Republic of Colombia will on Friday, July 20, 2018, commemorate its 208th Independence Anniversary.
Non-resident Philippine Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia, H.E.
2002 -- First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah received a first class order of merit from the Republic of Colombia. 2006 -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued decree 195/2006, forming the 23rd government in Kuwait's history.
At the outset of the session, the King briefed the Cabinet on the telephone call made between him and President Juan Manuel Santos of the Republic of Colombia, and outcomes of his meetings with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Director General of World Health Organization Dr.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Josip BrkiA received Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Colombia Patti Londono, the BiH Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated.
Ecopetrol's ratings reflect the close linkage with the Republic of Colombia (Foreign and Local Currency IDRs BBB/Stable), which currently owns 88.5% of the company.
estimates and United Nations estimates indicate that there is a substantial increase in coca being cultivated and cocaine being produced in the Republic of Colombia. Colombia is a close friend, a partner, and, in fact, the government with which we have perhaps the closest relationship here in the Western Hemisphere over the past 17 years," he said.
Muscat, May 22 (ONA) Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud al-Busaidi, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry received in his office today a copy of credentials of Do-ho Kang, ambassador of the Republic of Korea appointed to the Sultanate and Diego Cardona, non-resident ambassador of the Republic of Colombia appointed to the Sultanate.
The building, owned by Araneta Center Corp., includes the Embassy of the Republic of Colombia among its occupants.
* According to the Banco de la Republica, the central bank of the Republic of Colombia, the housing market remained buoyant in 2014.
Fayhan Al Fayez Shalhoub, Ambassador of Republic of Colombia in the UAE, visited Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Zone) to explore opportunities to boost Colombian exports to the region through the free zone.