Columbia: A General Survey

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During the three years of 2004, 2005 and 2006, just two US citizens were kidnapped in Colombia [source - Pais Libre]. The later records (to 1974) in this collection are marriages. So, Bogot� became one of the principal administrative centers of the Spanish possessions in the New World, along with Lima and Mexico City, though it remained somewhat backward compared to those two cities in several economic and logistical ways.

Pages: 177

Publisher: Praeger; 2 edition (December 27, 1985)

ISBN: 0313249806

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