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Factors that helped Colombians order their perceptions of color were, in addition to the interplay of biological and social data, geographic residence and membership in a social class. Head to Bogota by private minivan (approximately 4–5 hours). With this change in responsibilities, the Ministry of Education released more than 1,300 school inspectors. Local poisons for the body: Mate de Coca, a tea made from coca leaves (as in the raw material for cocaine production) is widely available, drunk and cherished throughout the country.

Pages: 368

Publisher: Random House; 1St Edition edition (June 21, 2011)

ISBN: 1400068371

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