Magdalena River


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a river that rises in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia and flows generally northward to empty into the Caribbean Sea at Barranquilla

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We are here to open the way, not with dreams and expectations, but with tangible plans and resources to a new river for a new Colombia the navigable Magdalena River that (Simon) Bolivar dreamed about and we and coming generations can enjoy, Santos said during the event in the northeastern port city of Barrancabermeja.
henni in the basin of Nare and Guatape Rivers, Magdalena River system, Colombia, according to size (N = 848).
Suspended sediment transport in the Magdalena River (Colombia, South America): hydro logic regime, rating parameters and effective discharge variability.
International consultants were also tapped for urban planning in an effort to re-orient the city toward the Magdalena River for its future development.
In the context of vector borne diseases, the mechanical translocation and subsequent adaptation of vectors between endemic and non-endemic areas is a common phenomenon that can lead to the introduction of infection; for example, it is well documented that the mosquito Aedes aegypti, vector of Yellow fever, Dengue, Chicungunya and Zika viruses was shipped by steamers along the Magdalena River from Cartagena in the 1880s (1).
Certainly, he suggests, the boatmen (bogas) of the Magdalena River occupied uniquely privileged spaces within the nation, despite the almost routine antipathy, stereotyping, and discrimination to which they were subjected from the traveling elites who had no option but to use their labor and services, under conditions and at the pace that were chosen by the boatmen.
Knowledge and Trades in the Fluvial Culture along the Banks of the Upper Magdalena River in Colombia
In chapter one, the travel accounts of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), amongst others, on the Magdalena river offer a glimpse into the sounds made by the bogas, mixed-raced oarsmen, which were likened to the lowly sounds of animals, defying description as either speech or song.
Also included in the list of the best project finance deals index for the year are Saltillo-Monterrey Toll Road, Mexico; Guarulhos International Airport, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Siervo de la Nacion Highway Project, Mexico City; Metro de Sevilla, Seville, Spain; Wessal Casa Port, Casablanca, Morocco; Smart Hospital Cantabria, Santander, Spain; Gigawatt Natural Gas Power Plant, Mozambique; Magdalena River Waterway, Colombia; Calabar Specialist Hospital, Nigeria; ACWA power projects Moatize IPP, Mozambique and Noor 1 CSP, Morocco; Divinopolis Wastewater System, Minas Gerais, Brazil; Attika Schools PPP Project, Greece; ConocoPhillips' Hydrocarbon Deal, Nigeria; Rutas de Lima, Peru; SunEdison San Andres Solar Power Plant, Copiapo, Peru; and Privatization of Caixa Seguros, Portugal.
3bn would be invested into improving the navigability of the Magdalena River.
In "The Nameless Saints," he reports from the Colombian city of Puerto Berrio on an issue that occupies the space between reality and imagination: the practice of adopting corpses found floating down the Magdalena River as personal protectors.
Travel writer Jacobs offers this dramatic travelogue of a journey through Colombia on the Magdalena River.
Campos did not mention Puerto CCX, the projected expansion of Prodeco's Carbosan, or the development of the Magdalena River.