Endangered City: The Politics of Security and Risk in Bogotá

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It is interesting to note that currency exchange are traded below the market value meaning you can get for example dollars below market rate. We are nominated suppliers to a national supermarket chain in South America. Try to avoid contact with people who are sick. If you are sick, stay home or in your hotel room, unless you need medical care. Currently Colombia is plagued by violence from several leftist guerrilla groups and high levels of violence involving both street criminals and drug lords.

Pages: 312

Publisher: Duke University Press Books (May 27, 2016)

ISBN: 0822361620

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