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Barquisimeto

(bärkēsēmā`tō), city (1990 pop. 625,450), capital of Lara state, NW Venezuela, on the Pan-American HighwayPan-American Highway,
system of roads, c.16,000 mi (25,750 km) long, linking the nations of the Western Hemisphere. It was suggested at the Fifth International Conference of American States (1923) and supported and financed by the United States during the 1940s and 1950s.
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. Surrounded by good grazing country, the city is a commercial center that ships cattle, coffee, cacao, sugar, and sisal. There are industries producing foodstuffs, rope, and cement. Founded in 1552, the city was the site of the surrender and execution (1561) of the Spanish rebel and adventurer Lope de AguirreAguirre, Lope de
, c.1510–1561, Spanish rebel and adventurer in colonial South America. He was often involved in violence and sedition before joining (1560) the expedition of Pedro de Ursúa down the Marañón and the Amazon.
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. Barquisimeto was rebuilt after an earthquake in 1812. It is the site of Lisandro-Alvarado Central-Western Univ.

Barquisimeto

a city in NW Venezuela. Pop.: 1 009 000 (2005 est.)
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It is in this context that the unconstitutional and illegitimate removal of the Mayor of Barquisimeto has taken place, as an example of the exercise of authoritarian power over the strongest power in democracy: the choice of the people.
Haity Moussatche"(UNIHM), Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Centroccidental "Lisandro Alvarado", Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
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Blanco, 13/II/2008 1564 msnm Guayamure, Lara, Iribarren 5/XI/2008 1050 msnm Barquisimeto, Lara, Iribarren, 4/III/2002 564 msnm Palpada mexicana Barquisimeto, Lara, Iribarren, 12/V/1966 (Macquart 1847) 564 msnm Sanare, Lara, Andres E.
Prisons Minister Iris Varela said that the riot was triggered by local media reports that soldiers had been sent to Uribana prison in Barquisimeto to search for weapons.
Lamentablemente, no fue posible entrevistar al maestro Abreu, ya que se encontraba en Escandinavia acompanando otra de las giras de la Orquesta Bolivar; sin embargo, y con deliberacion, pudo conocerse como se subsanan los inevitables descuidos del sistema y para esto se viajo a dos localidades de los estados de Barquisimeto y Yaracuy, donde se realizan cursos estivos de violin y violonchelo, respectivamente.