Barranquilla

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a port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena River

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Wrapping up her whirlwind history, Danticat cites the name of Jacmel's main street, Baranquilla Avenue, to evoke its arguably most prestigious Latin American visitor, Simon Bolivar, who arrived in Haiti after it had gained its independence (1804) on the way to South America to initiate his own revolution.
Testimonies from Colombian refugees in Ecuador confirm these practices in Medellin, Cali, Baranquilla, Narino, and Putumayo, among others.
The second phase reportedly allows Delta Air Lines to sell seats on Avianca flights between Bogota and Baranquilla, Cali, Cartagena, Medellin and Pereira; between New York and Bogota and Medellin; and between Miami and Bogota, Baranquilla, Cali, Cartagena and Medellin.
Townsend travelled to Barbados only after a special invitation from the promoters - but he will head to next week's event in Tobago some pounds 19,620 richer after claiming his first victory since the Baranquilla Open in 1978.
Celumovil's presence in the Eastern and Atlantic regions comprises a population of approximately 26 million POPs and six of the 10 largest cities in Colombia, including Bogota, Baranquilla and Cartagena.
14 For the argument I am developing here it is irrelevant whether La Manga is "a coastal city much resembling Cartagena" (Bell-Villada 19) or "a composite image of Cartagena de Indias, Santa Maria, Baranquilla and other locations on the Caribbean coast" (Fiddian 192).
The greatest problem for Colombia is the lack of an infrastructure of port, storage and processing facilities along the Pacific coast -- Baranquilla is where it's at.
The Navis system will help us handle the increased amount of imports and exports as Baranquilla grows.
In light of the economic and credit market scenario that emerged during the second half of 2008 and has affected consumer sentiment in 2009, management adopted a more conservative strategy, deciding to postpone the development of four projects - Arauco Premium Outlet, Quilicura Mall, El Golf, and Baranquilla - while continuing to develop properties such as Arauco San Antonio, Stripcenter Chorrillos and Mall Alameda, which were underway or had already been financed.
Originally a native of Baranquilla, Colombia, Fashion designer Silvia Tcherassi is considered one of the most creative, innovative and versatile personalities in the world of fashion over the last 20 years.