Tacna-Arica


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Tacna-Arica

(Spanish ˈtaknaaˈrika)
n
(Placename) a coastal desert region of W South America, long disputed by Chile and Peru: divided in 1929 into the Peruvian department of Tacna and the Chilean department of Arica
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Tac′na-Ari′ca



n.
a maritime region in W South America: now divided between Peru and Chile.
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The way in which the Tacna-Arica relationship takes place--rivers of people crossing in both directions without major problems, interacting, building life projects or just having fun--offers an initial image of cordiality and solidarity.
Uno de los principales factores que caracterizan esta cobertura lo representan las caricaturas y referencias directas a la situacion postguerra del Pacifico, particularmente la situacion vivida por el 'nuevo norte' chileno relevada en conflicto Tacna-Arica, situacion transversal y recurrente en la mayoria de medios por su impacto en la politica internacional y ser directa repercusion del principal conflicto belico atravesado por Chile.
De manera que la mediterraneidad de Bolivia es un tema entre Bolivia y Chile>> Esas servidumbres son el ferrocarril Tacna-Arica, los canales Uchuzuma y Mauri (tambien llamado Azucarero).