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South Korea And The Soviet Union

- South Korea is located in Eastern Asia. The terrain is full of mountains and hills, and contains coastal plains in the west and south. The total area of the country is 99,720 sq km: about the same size as that of Wyoming. As the name suggests, it is located in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula—a peninsula which borders the Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea, and a peninsula which has had tensions surrounding it since the Cold War. The entire peninsula of Korea gained its independence from Japan following World War II....   [tags: Korean War, World War II, South Korea, Cold War]

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Documentary, South of the Border

- The documentary, South of the Border, informs its viewers about the conflict between South American leaders and the institutions of the United States, mainly the government and media. The events shown and narrated through the film may be interpreted with the use of sociological theories, which is the main purpose of this film analysis. This paper aims to explain the causes of the realities presented through concepts and theories from the field of Sociology. Filmmaker Oliver Stone embarked on a journey across the Latin American continent pursuant to the filling of gaps left by mainstream media about the social and political movements in the southern continent....   [tags: Documentary, Analysis, South America, Politics]

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The Apartheid Of South Africa

- Apartheid in South Africa On the other side of the Atlantic Ocean lies a nation comprised with many of the world’s natural wonders. One may be fooled into believing it is heaven on earth because of the rich money making resources. However, the history behind all the luxury is anything but enchanting. The home to thousands of people was impoverished by the attraction of the beauty, leaving the country devastated and frail. The alluring yet horrendous Garden of Eden is also known as South Africa. South Africa attracted many European colonists, especially the Dutch, causing them to settle and colonize there....   [tags: South Africa, Nelson Mandela]

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Main Objectives Of Deep Engagement

- OPPOSITIONAL STATEMENT As uncertainty sweeps across the globe in response to the result of the presidential election, some argue that now would be the time to reassert American activism in global security and maintain the liberal economic order through methods know to flourish, rather than risk potential disaster in an increasingly dynamic system in which the relative power of the U.S. hegemony is gradually declining (Layne 123). This tried-and-true strategy of deep engagement originated in response to the humanitarian atrocities committed during World War II, in which all assumptions of U.S....   [tags: United Nations, United States, Nuclear weapon]

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A Deep, Musical Connection

- The folk genre has origins all the way back to the 19th century, which in many ways is mirrored by many popular genres in modern musical genres. To make it easy folk music is merely, “ballads and songs which are composed and conveyed vocally, without being written.”(Mclean 12) Though what we distinguish ‘folk’ today as stylistically very different to what ‘folk’ was during the 19th century, at its basic form, it still holds the same standards and concepts, describing the simpler times. Through vigorous research, it’s hard to overlook the past and expansion of folk music originating from the south, and how it could help understand the significance for observing and expanding the dynamics of s...   [tags: Music]

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The Censorship Of South Korean Censorship

- Bibliography . 1. Choe, Sang-Hun. “Korea Policing Internet. Twist. it 's South Korea.” New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast), Aug 13 2012. Web. 28 Oct. 2014 . This article looks at what the critics of South Korean Internet censorship are facing from the South Korean government. Critics argue that the government’s restrictions on surfing the web are designed to mute the critics. Several government officials have been accused of illegally tracking the online activities of some citizens. I chose this article for its exploration of how the South Korean government deals with South Korean cyber critics....   [tags: South Korea, North Korea, Korea, Hangul]

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Rape And Its Effects On South Africa

- Rape, one of the most powerful words in the world. It carries a heavy meaning, and an even heavier burden when describing South Africa. Rape is rampant throughout South Africa with at least 27 women being raped per day just in West Cape. Although the horrors of rape are widespread in South Africa, little to no action is ever taken against rape cases with only 1% of reported cases ending in conviction (“About Rape”). Even more prevalent in South Africa is the never-ending racism. Apartheid, the Afrikaans word meaning separateness, brought legislated segregation to the secluded country....   [tags: South Africa, White people, Rape, Black people]

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Deep Ecology

- Deep Ecology/Ecosophy The ideas behind deep ecology have major implications today. They allow people to think more profoundly about the environment and possibly come to a better understanding of their own meaning. People are intensely concerned about the world&#8217;s technological adolescence, massive consumerism, and overpopulation. A man named Arne Naess, former head of the philosophy department at the University of Oslo founded an idea that can direct people&#8217;s anxiety away from their "shallow" notion of the problem to one that is much "deeper." "Deep ecology goes beyond the limited piecemeal shallow approach to environmental problems and att...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The South African Educational System

- The South African educational system has been through many changes dealing with cultural, political, and social issues. There has always been a concern about equal academic opportunities for all the races within South Africa. Where most of the black South African students are given the disadvantage and the White students have the advantages. It wasn’t until 1994 when things took a slight turn for black students in South Africa. That year marked the end of the apartheid. Theoretically non-white students were now offered the same education as Whites....   [tags: South Africa, Africa, White people, Education]

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The South and Hollywood

- While the Deep South can be known for ground breaking racial issues, the plots in certain movies might have even bigger, more relevant social issues. “You is smart, you is kind, you is important.” This quote is directly from director Tate Taylor’s movie The Help, personalized from the novel of the same name by Kathryn Stockett. The Help follows one Caucasian, wealthy young woman Skeeter (portrayed by Emma Stone) and the connections and relationships she shares with several African American domestic workers or “babysitters” (portrayed by Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer)....   [tags: Film]

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South Sudan: A Developing Opportunity

- Sudan has known conflict for most of its existence. The discovery of oil in 1979 served to heighten this conflict as north and south fought over valuable resources. In more recent years human rights violations and genocide have occurred in unsurpassed numbers with the Sudanese governments support. Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir is the first sitting head of state with an issued arrest warrant by the International Criminal Court for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. In July 2011 southern Sudanese citizens voted to secede from Sudan and form the Republic of South Sudan in response to years of oppression by the Arab led Islamist government....   [tags: International Government ]

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Shark Baiting: Chumming in South Africa

- Intro: There are many environmental issues currently flowing through the media into society and raising some strong opinions and arguments. South Africa, being one of the world’s most diverse natural ecosystems, has come under the spotlight with regards to many issues such as the Karoo Fracking debacle and the Rhino Horn Poaching crisis. Unfortunately these issues are not represented only by the parties directly involved but rather by ‘gate keepers’, as we shall call them, who determine how the issue is framed and represented to the masses....   [tags: illegal activity, environmental issue, media]

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South African Automotive Industry

- FACULTY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Dept. of Informatics   Table of Contents 1. INTRODUCTION 3 2. BACKGROUND 3 3. PROBLEM STATEMENT 3 4. PURPOSE OF STUDY 4 5. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES 4 6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 4 5.1. Participants 5 5.2. Data Gathering Instruments 5 Literature Review 5 5.2.1. Questionnaire 5 5.2.2. Interviews 6 7. CONCLUSION 6 8. CHAPTER OUTLINE 6 BIBLIOGRAPHY 7   Growth of Information Technology in the South African Automotive Industry 1. INTRODUCTION 'A successful automotive industry is often seen as a symbol of economic success and as a sign of mastery of modern technologies' (TISA (Trade and Investment South Africa), 2003)....   [tags: Growth of Information Technology, Communication]

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Pacific Islands

- The depictions of the people of the Pacific Islands by those of the surrounding world have been shaped greatly by perceptions carried back to native countries by early European explorers. The stereotypes and stigmas that have been attached to the complex and various cultures of the Pacific Islands has lead to a great deal of identity crisis within the islands. The American film, South Pacific (1958), directed by Joshua Logan, clearly exemplifies the simplification of a culture in accordance to the social misconceptions of the blanket culture of the Pacific Islands....   [tags: stereotype, stigma, culture, Palau, South Pacific]

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Foreign Policy Of South Africa

- 1) When examining the foreign policy of South Africa and the means with which they seek their objectives, the simple answer can be found in Chapter 7 of the National Development Plan (NDP), "South Africa’s foreign policy must be shaped by the interplay between diplomatic, political, security, environmental, economic and regional co-operatives dynamics that define early 21st century international relations '." (http://www.fes-southafrica.org/fes/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/A-Foreign-Policy-Handbook-ebook.pdf)....   [tags: Africa, African Union, South Africa, South America]

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American South

- Other than death and paying taxes, few things in life are truly inevitable. Each event occurs in response to another and is connected into a chain that leads to a certain conclusion. In 1776, the southern United States did not feel the need to remove themselves from the Union to which they had willingly joined. But in 1861, it seemed inevitable that the southern lifestyle would not be able to exist in a society intent on destroying it. What provided the catalyst for such a stark turn of events....   [tags: Civil War]

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South Korean And Korean Culture

- Historically, in South Korean (from hereafter referred to as Korean) culture people need to work hard. According to Andrew Eungi Kim and Gil-Sung Park, work is “regarded as a social obligation, patriotic duty, and moral duty, replete with the notion that the more each individual works, the better off everyone is, including the company, and more importantly, the country” (41). This view towards work highlights that Koreans view work with the utmost importance. Only by working, will they be able to help the company....   [tags: South Korea, Korean language, Gamer, Koreans]

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Psychobiography on Nelson Mandela

- Nelson Mandela was a leader who was able to make change occur by having self-discipline and an aim for achievement. Not only did he want change so he could live a better life, but he also wanted change for his people. His desire for change and to help others is an example of his personality. Therefore, Mandela’s personality is a perfect example of the conscientiousness factor of the psychological perspective of the Big Five Personality Dimensions developed by Paul Costa and Robert McCrae. Nelson Mandela was a well-known South African politician, philanthropist, and an anti-apartheid revolutionary, born on eighteenth of July 1918....   [tags: south africa, apartheid, slavery]

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Apartheid In South Africa

- Segregation is a concept as old as time, and it is not unique to the United States. South Africa still suffers from the effects of an organized and government mandated system of segregation called apartheid that lasted for over a quarter of a century. Apartheid, literally translated from Afrikaans, means apartness (Mandela 40). It is defined as a policy of racial segregation and “political and economic discrimination against non-European groups in the Republic of South Africa” (“Apartheid”)....   [tags: South African Apartheid 2014]

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Inca Civilization

- This paper discusses the development of a civilization defining its ten characteristics it will define why this civilization developed. For this purpose, the civilization of the Incas from South America has been selected; however, this paper will focus on a particular people of this civilization that lived in Machu Picchu. The civilization of the Incas lived on the territory of South America, in an area now occupied by the modern Peru. The capital has been located in the city of Cuzco. The name "Inca" is not given by self-people, but Europeans mistakenly gave it since the local tribes called their supreme ruler, and came to their land the Spaniards came to be called as the whole nation (Abbo...   [tags: Peru, Spaniards, culture, South America, Cusco]

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What Makes The Deep Web And Dark Web Valuable?

- Abstract: The term Deep Web has acquired a negative connotation that many internet users are unaware of. This report clears up the misunderstandings associated with the purpose, use and value of the deep web. The introduction gives a brief background of the idea of Deep Web and its mistaken identity. This report provides a detailed methods section where each step of research is examined. The results and discussion of the report clarify the differing terms associated with the Deep Web, explains how this misinterpretations came about, and supports the research question ‘What makes the Deep Web and Dark Web valuable?’ The conclusion provides a reinstatement of the main point, which is to discov...   [tags: World Wide Web, Deep Web, Surface Web]

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Race Relations in the South

- Slavery has existed in one form or another for centuries and in some places in the world it still exists today. In most places slavery is a way of life and there is nothing that can be done about it, and in southern America that was the case too for over three hundred years. During that period many people fought against slavery and tried to get it abolished from the country, but little did they know how long and how brutal the fight would be. Even after slavery was abolished by the thirteenth amendment in 1865, the African American and some European people suffered even harder times than they did during the years of slavery....   [tags: Jim Crow laws]

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Pre-Columbian Health Of Ancient South American Peoples

- Paleopathological examination of a skeleton can reveal intricacies in the life way of persons of the past. Several studies have been conducted to obtain information for a comparative analysis of post-contact diseases inflicted upon the Americas to trace the origin or presence of certain infectious diseases, particularly those normally associated with Columbian contact e.g. the syphilis (Gerzsten et al. 1997). It should be noted that evidence of pre-contact syphilis in South America is not present....   [tags: History, Paleopathological Examination, Sketleton]

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South Kore The Republic Of Korea

- South Korea is officially called the republic of Korea. It accompanies the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. Its location is between the Yellow Sea and the East Sea. An artificial boundary called the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separates South Korea from its neighboring country, North Korea. South Korea has a total area of 38,502 square miles. A little known fact is that South Korea is slightly larger than the state of Indiana. The history of Seoul (the capital of South Korea) started early as in 18 BC....   [tags: South Korea, Korea, North Korea, Korean War]

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The Anti War Movement During The Vietnam War

- The anti-war movement is war a social movement during the Vietnam War to show to allow people to express their opinions on the war. The number of people who participated in anti-war movements started out low, but as the involvement of the United States persisted the numbers began to rise. The people involved in the movement ranged from college students to political figures. People were angry at the government for forcing the American people to sit back and watch as large amounts of money were being spent and as the causality number grew....   [tags: Vietnam War, South Vietnam, United States]

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South Kenya A Small Village Of Sudanese Refugees

- Limitless In Northern Kenya a small village of Sudanese refugees have made a makeshift village, which has served as their permanent housing for the past twenty years. This village displays the kind of poverty that is predictably featured in Time Magazine on a semi-regular basis: mud walls are adorned by straw roofs, ribs can be easily counted on shirtless bodies, flour is a resource precious enough to be rationed, and a formidable desert can be seen in all directions. What do you see when you look at this village....   [tags: School, Education, Family, History of education]

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The Legacy Of South Africa

- Education Living in the house of Jongintaba and being awarded the same chieftaincy, Mandela soon became captivated with the idea of holding court and exercising the highest ideals of power. While listening to the court elders, Mandela first gained knowledge of Robben Island – a place of exile and demise for the Xhosa speaking tribes. The island was located 400miles off the coast of Cape Town and served as an imprisonment camp during the white settlement and British rule. The heroic chief stories of Robben Island sparked a curiosity for deviance and bravery within Mandela, launching his idea of resistance towards opposition....   [tags: Nelson Mandela, South Africa]

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The Cobb-Douglas Production Function for South Africa

- Introduction For every firm to produce goods it needs inputs such as capital and labour. Mankiw (2005) refers to capital set of tools that workers use in the process of production e.g. Machineries such as computers whereas labour refers to the hours that employee invest working. Production function refers to the output of a firm, an industry or an entire economy for all combination of inputs (Banaeian and Zangeneh, 2001).Economists use production function to precise the relationship between labour and capital and according to Mankiw (2005)....   [tags: South African productivity]

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South Africa’s Hegemonic Position

- Do you regard South Africa as a hegemon in its relations with the rest of SADC region. Relate your answer from a specific ideological perspective AND identify the applicable International Relations theory present in your answer. Table of contents 1. Introduction……………………………………………………………………….….2 2. Defining a hegemon………………………………………………………………...2 3. The role of Southern African Development Community (SADC)………………4 4. South Africa as a hegemon in its relations with the rest of SADC region…….5 5. The IR theory in support of South Africa’s Hegemonic stance………………...6 5.1 Liberalism…………………………………………………………………....…..6 6. Conclusion………………………………………………………………………...…7 Bibliography………………………………………………………………………….8...   [tags: South Africa Politics]

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The Life of Nelson Mandela

- Nelson Mandela is a man who is widely known throughout the world. This man is considered a hero of South Africa and is a man who is also considered to be a man who helped change the world for the better. Life was difficult in the city of Mvezo, Transkei and on July 18, 1918 a hero was born. Nelson Mandela’s original name was Rolihlahla Mandela and he was born into the Madiba clan. All of Mandela’s family before him had never gone to school or received a proper education. At a young age his mother sent him to a Methodist school due to his family being of the Christian denomination....   [tags: hardship, apartheid, south africa]

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Apartheid in South Africa

- Origins of Apartheid In the seventeenth century, South Africa was colonized by Dutch and British imperialists. In response to British domination, Dutch settlers made two colonies: The Republic of the Orange Free State and Transvaal. Dutch descendants became known as “Afrikaners” or “Boers.” In the early 1900s, Boers discovered diamonds on their land. This led to a Britain invasion and sparked the Second Boer War, which lasted three years. This was the first modern war to see concentration camps; they were used successfully to break the will of Afrikaner guerilla forces by detaining their families....   [tags: South Africa Apartheid Essays]

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20th Century British Rule In South Asia

- This is a sensitive theme and topic to focus on in this discussion. India as a British colony has suffered centuries of over-exploitation by its colonial masters and since gaining independence it has tried desperately but unsuccessfully to come to terms with the impact of this exotic presence of foreigners in their beloved country which was possibly diametrically opposed to their culture and temperament. However it should be noted that this western culture has aggressively spread over the world and as much as the Indians opposed it, they finally had to embrace it as it is an inevitable consequence....   [tags: global politics, India, oppression]

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J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace: Post-Apartheid South Africa

- You behave as if everything I do is part of the story of your life. You are the main character; I am a minor character who doesn't make an appearance until half way through. Well, contrary to what you think, people are not divided into major and minor. I am not minor. I have a life of my own, just as important to me as yours is to you, and in my life I am the one who makes the decisions (Coetzee 174) This is a poignant statement made by Lucy Lurie to her father David the protagonist and central consciousness of Disgrace....   [tags: South Africa Apartheid Essays]

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Stimulating Economic Growth in South Africa

- Contents Question 1 Introduction 3 Current Economic Climate 3 Trends in South African growth 5 How to encourage growth 6 Encouraging the Demand for Exports 6 Creation of Youth Unemployment Reduction Policies 8 Further Recommendations 10 Conclusion 11 References: 13 Introduction South Africa is facing the issue of slowing economic growth and the need to counter this by creating higher sustainable economic growth and in addition, the burden and constraint of increasing government debt....   [tags: South Africa Economic Policy]

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South Africa

- South Africa The Republic of South Africa is located on the southern tip of the continent of Africa. It is slightly less than twice the size of Texas, about 1,223,201 square kilometers. Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland run from west to east along South Africa’s northern border. The country of Lesotho lies entirely within the borders of South Africa and is completely landlocked. The South Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean surround the southern coast. South Africa is divided into nine provinces: the Northern Province, Kwazulu/Natal, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, the North West Province, the Western Cape, the Northern Cape and the Eastern Cape....   [tags: South Africa Governmental Cultural Essays]

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Hip Hop Music: East Coast, West Coast, Dirty South, and Midwest Rap

- The beauty of hip hop is that it is malleable. It is not defined by strict boundaries but by multiple characteristics. Young artist J. Cole (2013) explains this best by stating in an interview, “I think there’s no rules [in rap]. You can say what you want. That’s your poetic license: to test people’s boundaries.” (p.1) The results of such malleability and the need to experiment within the unwritten boundaries of hip hop are the birth of different styles and sectors/scenes in America. These sectors are represented by the geographic location of the artists and the distinctive sounds and styles that the artists utilize....   [tags: rap styles, rap sectors, rap scenes]

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Marketing Strategy for Unilever South Africa

- Marketing Strategy for Unilever South Africa UNILEVER COMPANY MISSION "Our purpose in Unilever is to meet the everyday needs of people everywhere - to anticipate the aspirations of our consumers and customers and to respond creatively and competitively with branded products and services which raise the quality of life". "Our deep roots in local cultures and markets around the world are our unparalleled inheritance and the foundation for our future growth. We will bring our wealth of knowledge and international expertise to the service of local consumers - a truly multi-local multinational." "Our long-term success requires a total commitment to exceptional standards of performance and produ...   [tags: Business Marketing Plan Strategy Strategic]

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South African Diamond Trade: Enforcement and Perpetuation of Apartheid, Past and Present

- South African Diamond Trade: Enforcement and Perpetuation of Apartheid, Past and Present I. Introduction South Africa was a rich country with a beautiful landscape and a rich culture. There were tremendous natural resources in South Africa and spectacular beauty. South African society was fluid and accepting, allowing people to move from one tribe to the next, without discrimination. This accepting and truly benevolent moral system, perhaps turned out to be a fatal flaw, manipulated and abused by European colonists who arrived in 1652 and have left an indelible legacy on the nation of South Africa (Thompson, 33)....   [tags: A Level Essays]

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Colombia

- Colombia Colombia, republic in South America, situated in the northwestern part of the continent, and bounded on the north by Panama and the Caribbean Sea, on the east by Venezuela and Brazil, on the south by Peru and Ecuador, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Colombia is the only country of South America with coasts on both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The total land area of the country is 1,141,748 sq km (440,831 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Bogotá. IILAND AND RESOURCES The distinguishing topographical feature of Colombia is the Andes mountain chain, situated in the central and western parts of the country, and extending north-south across almost its entire len...   [tags: South America]

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Water Issues in South Asia

- Water Issues in South Asia If there is any single most important issue that mars bilateral relations among the countries of the subcontinent, it is water. The issues of cross-border water distribution, utilisation, management and mega irrigation/hydro-electric power projects affecting the upper and lower riparian countries are gradually taking centre-stage in defining interstate relations as water scarcity increases and both drought and floods make life too often miserable....   [tags: South Asian Water Conflicts]

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