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Caldas

 

a department in central Colombia, in the Cordillera Central and in the part of the Magdalena River valley that is adjacent to these mountains. Area, 7, 300 sq km; population, 827, 000 (1971). The city of Manizales is its administrative center. Caldas is a significant coffee-producing region (one-third of the national output). Bananas, sugarcane, tobacco, corn, wheat, and beans are also cultivated. Gold is mined here. It is also the site of food, textile, leather-footwear, pulp-and-paper, chemical, glass, cement, and machine-building industries.

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As stressed by Caldas and Wood (1999), this phenomenon is also described in the new institutionalism theoretical field as the ceremonial (Meyer & Rowan, 1992), which involves assuming a practice that is incompatible with the internal attributes of the organization.
The panaroma from the Salento stop allows to us to interpret the interaction between N-S and WNW faults formed along the San Jeronimo fault and Caldas tear, respectively.
The Atletico Junior player was driving home from a league defeat by Once Caldas when fans pulled up and started giving him stick.
Eduardo Pimentel, a leading shareholder with Boyaca Chico, demanded foreign referees after his side lost 2-1 at Once Caldas to a hugely controversial penalty in semi-final Group A on Sunday.
There's plenty of shopping at Caldas de Rainha, 20 minutes drive away, but if you'd rather stay on the complex and in self-catering, there is a resort grocery store and there are shops in the nearby village of Serra del Rei.
Her team-mate Heather Fell, who took the silver in Beijing, also finished second in the event in Caldas da Rainha.
The 25-year-old from Devon heads a three-strong British team for Saturday's event at Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, after qualifying in World Cup events throughout 2008.
Tevez has twice been a runner-up in the Copa America final playing for Argentina, while his Boca Juniors side lost the 2004 Copa Libertadores final to Colombia's Once Caldas.
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In Forced to Fail, Stephen Caldas and Carl Bankston trace the long legal history of racial segregation and desegregation in America, explaining how rapidly changing demographics and family structures in the United States have greatly complicated the project of top-down government efforts to achieve an ideal racial balance in schools.
A former referee admitted he tried to bribe a referee to assure an America de Cali victory over Once Caldas in a Colombian semifinal.
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