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Cali

(kä`lē), city (1993 pop. 1,641,498), capital of Valle del Cauca dept., W Colombia, on the Cali River. It is an industrial and commercial center of the upper Cauca valley. Coffee, cotton, sugarcane, and soybeans are shipped through the city; and tires, tobacco products, textiles, paper, chemicals, and building materials are manufactured. Cali is also a tourist center. The city was founded in 1536, but its growth is relatively recent, with the population more than doubling in the 1950s. In the city are two universities and the headquarters of the Cauca valley development project, which is modeled after the Tennessee Valley Authority. The Cauca River has been drained for irrigation, hydroelectric power, and flood prevention. Cali's landmarks include an aqueduct and a cathedral. In the late 1980s and early 90s the city gained notoriety for the cocaine "cartel" based there.

Cali

 

a city in western Colombia. Cali is located in the foothills of the Cordillera Oriental, at an altitude of 1,000 m in the Cauca River valley; it is the administrative center of the Valle Del Cauca Department. Population, 898, 000 (1971). Cali is linked with Bogota by railroad and highway. It is the industrial and major cultural center of the Cauca valley. Cloth (cotton and artificial silk), footwear, rubber-engineering components, cardboard and paper, pharmaceuticals, paints, soap, tobacco and tobacco products, and bicycles are manufactured in Cali. It hastwo universities. The city was founded in 1536. Bituminous coalis mined near Cali.

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As a point of comparison, the difference between the quantity of wine bought by the four biggest purchasers after Cali in Bocontolo's register and the quantity she bought is striking.
There appear in other notaries' registers purchasers of wine who bought in one day more than the amount Cali accumulated in a year.
We have a group of documents that shows Cali contracting to acquire her particular commodity.
88) On the two other occasions of charters of sale being recorded in Bocontolo's register, Cali sold a quantity of silk to someone in one contract and probably a kind of textile in another.
Cali appears as the investor in sixteen contracts for sea loans, eight of which were subsequently canceled after her death.
How many other women were as evidently active as Cali in selling wine and other goods at retail?
2r: Cali, widow of Andreas Agapito, 29 August 1347, not.
33r-33v: contracts between Andrea Geno and Stamata, wife of Petrus Scorda; Sofia Andrigena and Eudochia Sclavunena, mercatrices; Anica Clostomalena, mercatrix; Eugenia Gradenigena, calogrea, Cali Trivisadena and Marula Chericudena, mercatrix; Caterina Murtato, mercatrix; Potha Ghacarena, mercatrix; Maria Caurilopula, calogrea; Cali Fradelena; Herini Cutralena.
Cali, although having to kick off with only nine players, put in a commendable display with Connor Appleby getting Cali's only goal.
Heighington opened the scoring from the kick-off but Cali fought hard and a lovely lob over the keeper saw Danny Boyle level the score.
Heighington produced two more goals taking it to 3-1, but Cali kept their heads up and some fantastic passing and team commitment saw Thomas Walsh bag two back for Cali, ending it 3-3.