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Illimani

(ēyēmä`nē), mountain, 21,184 ft (6,457 m) high, E Bolivia. One of the highest peaks of the Cordillera Real of the Bolivian Andes, it is permanently snowcapped. Illimani was first climbed by Baron Conway of Allington in 1898.

Illimani

 

a mountain massif in the Cordillera Real (central Andes) in western Bolivia. Elevations range to 6,462 m. The Illimani is composed of granites. The northeast slopes have permanent snow cover and glaciers.

Illimani

a mountain in W Bolivia, in the Andes near La Paz. Height: 6882 m (22 580 ft.)
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Last month, the Parque Zonal Illimani football pitch was awarded FIFA Quality Certification by the international football governing body.
Estudios revelaron que no mas de siete mil condores sobreviven en libertad en Sudamerica, dos terceras partes de ellos en Argentina y Chile, en tanto en Bolivia nadie sabe con certeza cuantos quedan y solo muy esporadicamente se les ve descender de las alturas del Illimani en busca de las cumbres vecinas.
Facing heavy pressure from the World Bank, which threatened to cancel a loan if the municipal water utility in Cochabamba was not privatised, the government opened another bidding process shortly after the Illimani contract was signed.
En este contexto de multiples presiones, de Santa Cruz y los demas departamentos de la <<Media Luna>>, de El Alto en contra de Aguas de Illimani y de la disputa sobre los derechos del gas y el control nacional de sus reservas, Mesa presento su primera carta de renuncia a la presidencia, la que no fue aceptada por el Congreso y de hecho provoco algunas movilizaciones populares en apoyo del presidente.
This concert became for Canada the first of many tours by Popular Unity celebrities Quilapayun, Inti Illimani, and Angel and Isabel Parra.
The aircraft crashed on New Year's Day 1985 and all 28 people on board were killed when the aircraft flew into Mt Illimani.
The decoration featured Morales' face and the sacred Andean peak Illimani.
In El Alto, Bolivia, mass demonstrations in January 2005 led the Bolivian government to cancel a water privatization contract with Aguas del Illimani, of which Suez is a major shareholder.
In January 0f2005, legions of angry residents rose up against Aguas del Illimani (a subsidiary of French giant Suez) forcing President Carlos Mesa to cancel their contract.
The strikers demanded the immediate expulsion of Aguas del Illimani (the private consortium controlled by the French multinational Suez), and its replacement by a new, nonprofit water company under social control.
The company was accused by residents' committees in El Alto, a poor city of 800,000 inhabitants, of charging extortionate prices and failing to invest adequately, accusations rejected by Aguas del Illimani.
The current wave of protests started in early January of this year, with Bolivia's "Second Water War," when citizens of El Alto took to the streets with a series of demands, including the expulsion of a private water company, Aguas del Illimani, a consortium headed by French multinational Suez, and its replacement with a new public water company under democratic social control.