Muddied Waters: Race, Region, and Local History in Colombia,

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We are distributer or trader of cement and other construcction materials. The 6 largest of these corporations hold 86 percent of all assets in this sector. Nonetheless, the educational efforts in New Grenada were extensive. Despite a growing sense of confidence in the economy helped in part by a free trade agreement with the United States, Colombia resides in a perpetual state of political and social turmoil. Paramilitary groups challenge the insurgents for control of territory and the drug trade.

Pages: 319

Publisher: Duke University Press Books (March 17, 2003)


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