Vanguard Revolutionaries in Latin America: Peru, Colombia,

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On July 20, 1810, they successfully revolted against Spanish officials in the capital, Bogotá. Antioquenos, as the people of the department are called, consider themselves apart from other Colombians. For example, Colombia was a member of the InterAmerican Press Association. Do not accept candy, cigarettes, drinks or food from strangers. If it is beaches and warm Caribbean waters you are after, not far from Cartagena are crystal clear waters and magnificent reefs. Baseball is popular in the Caribbean, mainly in the cities Cartagena, Barranquilla and Santa Marta.

Pages: 300

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub (November 2002)

ISBN: 1588261069

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