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By Harvey F. Kline

Colombia is the fourth biggest state in South the US and one of many continent’s so much populous international locations. It has immense oil reserves and is a huge manufacturer of gold, silver, emeralds, platinum, and coal, besides an important variety of traditional assets. Colombia has additionally been ravaged through a decades-long violent clash regarding outlawed armed teams, drug cartels, and gross violations of human rights. lately the rustic has made a few development in the direction of enhancing safeguard, and President Santos has pledged to proceed to enhance safety by means of passing legislation to bolster the judicial process; a reform of the way of dispensing royalties paid via mining and petroleum businesses; and a more durable legislations opposed to corruption.

The Historical Dictionary of Colombia covers the background of Colombia via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary part has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on very important personalities, politics, economic climate, international relatives, faith, and tradition. This publication is a superb entry aspect for college students, researchers, and someone desirous to understand extra approximately Colombia.

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