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The president runs for office with his vice president, and names the cabinet, which consists of ministers with administrative powers. In university courses, students take final exams that count for twenty percent of the grade. See our information page about avoiding bug bites for some easy tips to avoid them. The national dance is the, whose lilting sounds are said to have inspired Colombian troops at the Battle of Ayacucho in 1824. Most laundry is done in the home by maids. Bogota has many good beauty shops, and barbershops.

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Publisher: Nabu Press (July 29, 2010)

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