Sete Quedas


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Noun1.Sete Quedas - a great waterfall on the border between Brazil and ParaguaySete Quedas - a great waterfall on the border between Brazil and Paraguay
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
Paraguay, Republic of Paraguay - a landlocked republic in south central South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1811
Parana, Parana River - a South American river; tributary of Rio de la Plata
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Comprende la seccion denominada Parana superior, desde la confluencia del rio Grande hasta las cataratas de Sete Quedas en el estado de Guaira, Brasil, la seccion llamada Parana medio que se extiende desde Sete Quedas hasta los saltos de Yacyreta-Apipe y por ultimo la seccion del Parana Inferior extendiendose desde los saltos de Yacyreta-Apipe hasta su desembocadura (2,3).
Six of these municipalities have contiguous cross-border urban areas and four (Ponta Pora, Sete Quedas, Paranhos, and Coronel Sapucaia) have dry-border urban areas contiguous with Paraguayan municipalities (Pedro Juan Caballero, Corpus Cristi, Ypejhu, and Capitan Bado, respectively--Figure 1).
No entanto, o litigio territorial por Sete Quedas quase pos tudo a perder.
Outro dado esta de denuncia e resistencia esta presente na cronica sobre os Yanomami (23/02/1980) e, ainda, em outra publicacao na forma de poesia, em que Drummond contesta a destruicao do Salto de Sete Quedas para a construcao da hidreletrica de Itaipu Binacional (Jornal do Brasil, Caderno 2, 09/09/1982).
On June 22, 1966, the foreign ministers of Brazil and Paraguay signed the Act of Iguazu, in which they agreed to jointly study the water resources along the frontier between the two countries, from Salto das Sete Quedas, and Salto de Guaira (the name given to a series of 18 cascades), to the mouth of the Iguazu River.